Highlands Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3434 Bogus Basin Road
Boise, ID 83702
Phone
(208) 854-5050
District
BOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT
County
ADA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
312
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Idaho

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.6% of ID schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Highlands Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 51
Proficiency in Reading 88 50
Proficiency in Math 85 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 49
Proficiency in Reading 86 51
Proficiency in Math 78 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 49
Proficiency in Reading 83 55
Proficiency in Math 69 43

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 48
Proficiency in Reading 78 53
Proficiency in Math 67 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.13
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.95
AVG FOR STATE 18.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 1 0.3%
Kindergarten 31 9.9%
Grade 1 41 13.1%
Grade 2 44 14.1%
Grade 3 32 10.3%
Grade 4 57 18.3%
Grade 5 48 15.4%
Grade 6 58 18.6%
Total 312 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.3% 77.5% 77.6%
Black 1.0% 3.9% 1.1%
Hispanic 2.0% 13.3% 18.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 4.1% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.2% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.2% 41.8% 45.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 27.5% 36.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 14.3% 9.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 193,865 1,754,208
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 441.5 20
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.3% 22.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.3% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.4% 24.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.5% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 81,270 622,344
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 9.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.4% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.7% 26.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.5% 6.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.4% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 20.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.8% 21.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 15.9%
$15,000 or less 12.7% 11.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,261 $136,259,900 58.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $17,094,000 7.4%
Staff $577 $14,944,300 6.4%
General Administration $44 $1,139,600 0.5%
School Administration $493 $12,768,700 5.5%
Operation $781 $20,227,900 8.7%
Transportation $309 $8,003,100 3.4%
Other $133 $3,444,700 1.5%
Total Support $2,999 $77,674,100 33.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $726 $18,803,400 8.1%
Total Expenditures $8,986 $232,737,400 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,161 $1,237,770,786 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $379 $112,784,654 5.1%
Staff $330 $98,211,790 4.4%
General Administration $168 $49,946,920 2.3%
School Administration $404 $120,276,268 5.4%
Operation $655 $194,946,025 8.8%
Transportation $320 $95,037,888 4.3%
Other $174 $51,655,071 2.3%
Total Support $2,430 $722,916,695 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $847 $251,973,745 11.4%
Total Expenditures $7,439 $2,212,665,331 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%