PROFICIENCY 63% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%West Shore SD
55%Lower Allen

Highland El School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "West Shore SD" in Lower Allen, PA. There are a total of 493 students and 27 teachers at Highland El School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 137 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Highland El School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.5%, which is 18% higher than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch137
Reduced lunch11


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 El 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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Highland El School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a n/a 68.3% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 14.5% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Cedar Cliff High School67%0.1Lower Allen, PA
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Hillside El School59%1.3New Cumberland, PA
New Cumberland Middle School38%1.4New Cumberland, PA
Camp Hill Middle School61%1.5Camp Hill, PA
Camp Hill Shs80%1.5Camp Hill, PA
Eisenhower El School69%1.8Camp Hill, PA
Capital Area School For The Arts Charter82%2.2Harrisburg, PA
Harrisburg Hs - Scitech Cmp72%2.2Harrisburg, PA
Fairview El School70%2.3New Cumberland, PA
Foose School17%2.4Harrisburg, PA
Sylvan Heights Science Cs30%2.4Harrisburg, PA

Lower Allen demographics profile

StatisticLower AllenPennsylvaniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,35427791
Median age41.840.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in Lower Allen

IndexLower AllenPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college60.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Highland El School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.