PROFICIENCY 36% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Renton School District

Highlands Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Renton School District" in Renton, WA. There are a total of 541 students and 34 teachers at Highlands Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 320 free lunch students and 75 reduced lunch students.

Highlands Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 27% lower than the Washington average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch320
Reduced lunch75


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 17.2% 28.0% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 8.4% 17.9% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 19.9% 24.8% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.1% 21.5% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.8% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.7% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.4% 6.3% 6.9% 3.1%

Renton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,2069791
Median age35.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English64%81%79%
Speak Spanish9%8%13%

Education level achieved in Renton

Completed 8th grade87.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.5%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%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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