Highland Community School



Highland Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Community School Students by Grade
PK 101
K 44
1 42
2 39
3 26
4 27
5 25
6 32
7 19
8 20
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Community School is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 375 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Community School is the 539th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 34,589th largest nationally. It has 37.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 375
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 37.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,589th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 539th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,178th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,050th out of 1,191

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Highland Community School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 190
(51%)
28,316
(48%)
 Male 185
(49%)
30,716
(52%)

Highland Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 155
(41%)
30,930
(52%)
 White 139
(37%)
8,010
(14%)
 Hispanic 40
(11%)
15,098
(26%)
 Two or More 37
(10%)
599
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3,923
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
421
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)

Highland Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 223
(59%)
18,616
(32%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 152
(41%)
40,416
(68%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Highland Community School is ranked 516th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 42.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Highland Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 109
2006 123
2007 129
2008 147
2009 160
2010 182
2011 206
2012 254
2013 303
2014 347
2015 375

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 147
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 29.4
2012 127
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 37.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22018348623853
2006 0.52032520325203
2007 0.48062015503876
2008 0.41496598639456
2009 0.39375
2010 0.41758241758242
2011 0.45145631067961
2012 0.46456692913386
2013 0.47524752475248
2014 0.50432276657061
2015 0.40533333333333

Compare Highland Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,750.0% 37.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.5%
 
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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