PROFICIENCY 64% 67% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%San Mateo-Foster City
64%Highlands-Baywood Park
38%California

Highlands Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "San Mateo-Foster City" in Highlands-Baywood Park, CA. There are a total of 606 students and 24 teachers at Highlands Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 99 free lunch students and 10 reduced lunch students.

Highlands Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 67% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students606
Teachers24
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch99
Reduced lunch10

 

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, 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
All64%
370-74%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
365-69%
460-64%
560-64%
6n/a
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.

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Highlands Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 29.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 24.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 33.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 7.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Fox Elementary72%1.8Belmont, CA
West Hillsborough91%2.1Hillsborough, CA
Aragon High74%2.1San Mateo, CA
Meadow Heights Elementary47%2.2San Mateo, CA
Hillsdale High54%2.2San Mateo, CA
Ralston Intermediate71%2.2Belmont, CA
Baywood Elementary67%2.3San Mateo, CA
Abbott Middle School42%2.3San Mateo, CA
Borel Middle School52%2.4San Mateo, CA
Cipriani Elementary68%2.5Belmont, CA
Beresford Elementary47%2.5San Mateo, CA
Laurel Elementary49%2.6San Mateo, CA

Highlands-Baywood Park demographics profile

StatisticHighlands-Baywood ParkCaliforniaNational
Population4,26138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,35323291
Median age46.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Highlands-Baywood Park

IndexHighlands-Baywood ParkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college90.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters31.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Highlands Elementary 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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