PROFICIENCY 76% 78% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%BOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT
36%Boise
42%Idaho

Highlands Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "BOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT" in Boise, ID. There are a total of 356 students and 18 teachers at Highlands Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 24 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Highlands Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 75.5%, which is 78% higher than the Idaho average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students356
Teachers17.92
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch24
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Highlands Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
380-89%
475-79%
570-74%
650-59%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
370-79%
475-79%
585-89%
670-79%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Highlands Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIdahoNational
White 89.8% 77.3% 76.6% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 3.3% 1.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 4.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 11.8% 16.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.7% 0.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 2.2% 2.2% 3.1%

Boise demographics profile

StatisticBoiseIdahoNational
Population218,6771,787,065328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,6672291
Median age35.835.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%60%55%
Speak English90%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Education level achieved in Boise

IndexBoiseIdahoNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.7%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.5%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.6%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Highlands Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.