Highlands Elem School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
525 S Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
Phone
(630) 420-6335
District
NAPERVILLE CUSD 203
County
DUPAGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
518
Classroom Teachers
30

* Highlands Elem School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
80%
38%
77%
36%
82%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
92%
34%
92%
36%
92%
33%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
70%
33%
82%
37%
57%
29%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 6 1.2%
Kindergarten 83 16.0%
Grade 1 80 15.4%
Grade 2 93 18.0%
Grade 3 89 17.2%
Grade 4 92 17.8%
Grade 5 75 14.5%
Total 518 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.9% 64.4% 49.6%
Black 0.8% 5.0% 17.1%
Hispanic 6.6% 11.7% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 26.5% 18.7% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.7% 15.5% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 14.2% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 1.3% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 98,114 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,251.9 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.0% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,186 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.7% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 66.3% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 39.3% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.7% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.7% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.5% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,562 $174,641,000 54.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,573 $26,013,000 8.1%
Staff $1,031 $17,040,000 5.3%
General Administration $357 $5,911,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,012 $16,736,000 5.2%
Operation $1,605 $26,546,000 8.3%
Transportation $838 $13,861,000 4.3%
Other $799 $13,208,000 4.1%
Total Support $7,216 $119,315,000 37.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,571 $25,975,000 8.1%
Total Expenditures $19,349 $319,931,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,823 $19,082,390,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,139 $2,211,837,000 6.2%
Staff $594 $1,154,531,000 3.2%
General Administration $601 $1,167,885,000 3.3%
School Administration $852 $1,655,260,000 4.6%
Operation $1,301 $2,528,130,000 7.0%
Transportation $726 $1,410,959,000 3.9%
Other $604 $1,173,773,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,818 $11,302,375,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,834 $5,504,646,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $18,475 $35,889,411,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%