PROFICIENCY 30% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Garfield School District No. Re-2

Highland Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "Garfield School District No. Re-2" in Rifle, CO. There are a total of 436 students and 26 teachers at Highland Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 233 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Highland Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 13% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch233
Reduced lunch48


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

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 45.9% 54.6% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 0.5% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.5% 41.3% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.0% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Graham Mesa Elementary School30%1.0Rifle, CO
Rifle Middle School21%1.0Rifle, CO
Wamsley Elementary School25%1.3Rifle, CO
Rifle High School18%1.4Rifle, CO
Cactus Valley Elementary School32%6.0Silt, CO

Rifle demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3675091
Median age31.036.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%56%55%
Speak English79%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Rifle

Completed 8th grade81.8%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%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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