PROFICIENCY 37% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified

Highland Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in Richmond, CA. There are a total of 477 students and 19 teachers at Highland Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 372 free lunch students and 78 reduced lunch students.

Highland Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.5%, which is 4% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch372
Reduced lunch78


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, 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 Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.1% 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 25.0% 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.3% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 54.7% 58.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Richmond demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,60323291
Median age35.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish35%29%13%

Education level achieved in Richmond

Completed 8th grade77.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Highland 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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