PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Huntsville City
48%Huntsville
37%Alabama

Highlands Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Huntsville City" in Huntsville, AL. There are a total of 433 students and 30 teachers at Highlands Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 259 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Highlands Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.5%, which is 11% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students433
Teachers30.1
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch259
Reduced lunch0

 

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
All40%
340-44%
440-49%
540-44%
620-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
320-24%
420-29%
530-34%
620-29%
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 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 3.0% 45.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 87.5% 37.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 2.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 8.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 5.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
West Mastin Lake Elementary School29%1.2Huntsville, AL
Montview Elementary School25%1.5Huntsville, AL
Academy For Science & Foreign Language66%1.5Huntsville, AL
Univ Place Elementary School23%1.7Huntsville, AL
Academy For Academyemics & Arts47%1.8Huntsville, AL
Lakewood Elementary School23%2.6Huntsville, AL
Rolling Hills Elementary School22%2.6Huntsville, AL
Westlawn Middle School20%3.0Huntsville, AL
Lee High School27%3.0Huntsville, AL
New Century Tech Demo High School72%3.0Huntsville, AL
Jo Johnson High School14%3.1Huntsville, AL
Louis J Morris Elementary School27%3.2Huntsville, AL

Huntsville demographics profile

StatisticHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
Population188,9734,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8869291
Median age37.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Huntsville

IndexHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%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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