PROFICIENCY 54% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 20 in Dothan City
  • Ranked #5 of 22 in Dothan
  • Ranked #209 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
40%Dothan City

Highlands Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Dothan City" in Dothan, AL. There are a total of 554 students and 30 teachers at Highlands Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 142 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Highlands Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.5%, which is 43% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch142
Reduced lunch34


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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Highlands Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 76.1% 39.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 16.8% 53.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 1.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 4.0% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.3% 1.7% 3.1%

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Girard Elementary School30%4.1Dothan, AL
Kelly Springs Elementary School42%4.2Dothan, AL
Girard Middle School13%4.2Dothan, AL
Selma Street Elementary School28%4.3Dothan, AL
Montana Street Academyc Magnet School80%5.1Dothan, AL
Dothan High School36%5.5Dothan, AL
Cloverdale Elementary School22%5.8Dothan, AL
Landmark Elementary School25%6.4Dothan, AL
Grandview Elementary School22%6.6Dothan, AL
Carver Magnet School For Math Sci And Tech62%6.7Dothan, AL

Dothan demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7599291
Median age38.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Dothan

Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%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.
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