Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 87
1 107
2 93
3 118
4 100
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cedar Hill, TX in the Cedar Hill Independent School District. It enrolls 661 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 1,426th largest public school in Texas and the 9,900th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 661
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,900th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,426th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,292nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,102nd out of 4,778

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Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 367
(56%)
2,812
(53%)
 Female 294
(44%)
2,511
(47%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 351
(53%)
1,233
(23%)
 Black 276
(42%)
3,512
(66%)
 White 19
(3%)
340
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
154
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(68%)
3,170
(60%)
 Not Eligible 150
(23%)
1,695
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(9%)
458
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Highlands Elementary is ranked 1,086th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Highlands Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 535
2006 569
2007 525
2008 636
2009 679
2010 664
2011 680
2012 725
2013 649
2014 599
2015 661

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 17.2
2007 16.4
2008 18.2
2009 17.9
2010 17.5
2011 19.4
2012 20.2
2013 21.4
2014 19.9
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54392523364486
2006 0.55711775043937
2007 0.57714285714286
2008 0.74213836477987
2009 0.74963181148748
2010 0.78765060240964
2011 0.80588235294118
2012 0.84275862068966
2013 0.80585516178737
2014 0.80801335559265
2015 0.77307110438729

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 661 17.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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