PROFICIENCY 30% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Etowah County
51%Lookout Mountain

Highland Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Etowah County" in Lookout Mountain, AL. There are a total of 188 students and 13 teachers at Highland Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 106 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

Highland Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 21% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch106
Reduced lunch18


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 Highland 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

3<= 20%
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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Highland Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 95.3% 92.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 2.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 2.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Lookout Mountain demographics profile

StatisticLookout MountainAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)4519291
Median age43.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Lookout Mountain

IndexLookout MountainAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Highland 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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