Highland Elementary 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
280 Sunset Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone
(225) 766-1272
District
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
County
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
322
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

5

(10 is best)

Better than 40.6% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 45
Proficiency in Reading 37 47
Proficiency in Math 38 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 42
Proficiency in Reading 13 45
Proficiency in Math 20 40

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 38
Proficiency in Reading 38 44
Proficiency in Math 42 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.05
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.63
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 23 7.1%
Kindergarten 52 16.1%
Grade 1 62 19.3%
Grade 2 48 14.9%
Grade 3 54 16.8%
Grade 4 38 11.8%
Grade 5 45 14.0%
Total 322 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.9% 10.7% 46.4%
Black 67.1% 77.4% 44.7%
Hispanic 24.2% 8.1% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 3.4% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.4% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 81.7% 77.9% 62.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 81.7% 77.9% 59.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0% 3.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 380,034 4,659,978
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,246.3 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.5% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.9% 25.6%
65 OR OLDER 12.7% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 143,832 1,728,610
Single Parent Households With Children 13.3% 13.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.9% 84.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.8% 23.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.7% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.0% 12.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.0% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 15.6% 16.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,679 $277,959,943 47.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $922 $38,370,874 6.6%
Staff $745 $31,004,665 5.3%
General Administration $322 $13,400,674 2.3%
School Administration $711 $29,589,687 5.1%
Operation $1,199 $49,898,783 8.6%
Transportation $724 $30,130,708 5.2%
Other $394 $16,397,098 2.8%
Total Support $5,017 $208,792,489 35.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,307 $96,010,419 16.5%
Total Expenditures $14,004 $582,804,468 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,935 $4,245,703,519 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $458,566,866 5.4%
Staff $544 $389,085,668 4.6%
General Administration $312 $222,852,071 2.6%
School Administration $649 $464,515,222 5.4%
Operation $990 $708,073,570 8.3%
Transportation $594 $424,771,582 5.0%
Other $303 $216,868,838 2.5%
Total Support $4,032 $2,884,686,761 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,958 $1,400,912,764 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,926 $8,531,367,597 100.0%
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%