Highland Elementary

Public K-6

 700 Highlander Dr.
       Riverside, CA  92507-3064


 (951) 788-7292

District: Riverside Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
4865th of 5,662 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  24.8
Number of students:  771

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
55.1%
White:
18.4%
African American:
15.0%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  81.5%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Highland Elementary ranked worse than 85.9% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked last among 30 ranked elementary schools in the Riverside Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 17.75. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Highland Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (55.1%), White (18.4%), African American (15%). (See more...)
Compare Details 81.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Highland Elementary is 24.8, which is the 7th best among 30 elementary schools in the Riverside Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Highland Elementary employs 31 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Highland Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Highland Elementary 4865th of 5662 California public elementary schools. (See Highland Elementary in the ranking list.)

Riverside Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Riverside Unified 415th of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Highland Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 43.32 2492nd 4809 48.2%
2005 49.10 2240th 4822 53.5%
2006 30.73 3257th 4818 32.4%
2007 30.30 3553rd 5113 30.5%
2008 41.33 2864th 5113 44.0%
2009 40.95 2998th 5193 42.3%
2010 33.09 3615th 5314 32.0%
2011 37.17 3452nd 5377 35.8%
2012 36.13 3514th 5390 34.8%
2013 36.78 3544th 5530 35.9%
2015 29.19 3768th 5611 32.8%
2016 26.72 4035th 5614 28.1%
2017 18.96 4790th 5692 15.8%
2018 17.75 4865th 5662 14.1%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Open Quote The teachers are horrible at this school. They don't teach the kids and expect parents to pickup for their slack. They don't even give homework related to what they are testing and expect the kids to know everything. In addition, the administrators are a joke! They don't care about the students growth and well being. They hinder and prevent children from having extracurricular activities as well. Their after school program also sucks because they lock your kids in like it is a prison and you CANNOT pick up before 6pm. The school is run like a GERMAN camp. Close Quote


by a parent
Monday, October 19, 2009

Open Quote It is a distinguished school. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Highland Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 461 132 33 175 0 n/a n/a 0 801
1989 470 133 32 215 0 n/a n/a 0 850
1990 411 142 34 230 1 n/a n/a 0 818
1991 359 116 35 247 2 n/a n/a 0 759
1992 329 150 35 272 3 n/a n/a 0 789
1993 338 156 43 293 7 n/a n/a 0 837
1994 319 175 46 315 7 n/a n/a 0 862
1995 311 180 40 356 9 n/a n/a 0 896
1996 311 180 40 356 9 n/a n/a 0 896
1997 302 175 42 378 11 n/a n/a 0 908
1998 291 183 44 376 12 n/a n/a 0 906
1999 287 174 48 387 6 n/a n/a 0 902
2000 261 160 60 408 6 n/a n/a 0 895
2001 238 177 59 419 4 n/a n/a 1 898
2002 203 166 46 459 8 n/a n/a 0 882
2003 203 166 46 459 8 n/a n/a 0 882
2004 200 176 54 445 7 n/a n/a 1 883
2005 175 153 50 403 7 n/a n/a 1 789
2006 167 124 46 422 6 n/a n/a 0 765
2007 161 138 45 479 4 n/a n/a 6 833
2008 139 124 51 477 3 n/a n/a 0 794
2009 135 129 40 475 3 12 10 0 804
2010 135 108 35 465 1 11 26 0 781
2011 130 107 23 492 4 11 26 0 793
2012 125 100 21 502 3 11 31 0 793
2013 123 111 45 404 5 6 29 0 723
2014 144 135 53 414 5 4 51 0 806
2015 148 137 56 424 8 5 39 0 817
2016 142 116 48 425 6 2 32 0 771

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Highland Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 801 31.0 25.8 n/a
1989 850 33.0 25.7 n/a
1990 818 36.0 22.7 n/a
1991 759 32.4 23.4 n/a
1992 789 32.9 23.9 55.8
1993 837 34.0 24.6 56.2
1994 862 34.0 25.4 59.9
1995 896 35.6 25.2 71.7
1996 896 35.6 25.2 71.7
1997 908 39.0 23.3 70.6
1998 906 42.1 21.5 70.8
1999 902 47.6 18.9 71.1
2000 895 47.0 19.0 69.9
2001 898 46.5 19.3 74.7
2002 882 43.5 20.3 74.9
2003 882 43.5 20.3 74.9
2004 883 41.9 21.1 70.5
2005 789 40.3 19.6 72.3
2006 765 35.0 21.9 72.7
2007 833 35.5 23.5 77.4
2008 794 42.5 18.7 70.2
2009 804 40.0 18.3 81.3
2010 781 37.0 21.1 84.5
2011 793 n/a n/a 72.4
2012 793 31.2 25.4 n/a
2013 723 28.4 25.4 80.4
2014 806 29.0 27.7 78.7
2015 817 31.0 26.3 79.4
2016 771 31.0 24.8 81.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Highland Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 801 31.0 25.8 n/a
1989 850 33.0 25.7 n/a
1990 818 36.0 22.7 n/a
1991 759 32.4 23.4 n/a
1992 789 32.9 23.9 55.8
1993 837 34.0 24.6 56.2
1994 862 34.0 25.4 59.9
1995 896 35.6 25.2 71.7
1996 896 35.6 25.2 71.7
1997 908 39.0 23.3 70.6
1998 906 42.1 21.5 70.8
1999 902 47.6 18.9 71.1
2000 895 47.0 19.0 69.9
2001 898 46.5 19.3 74.7
2002 882 43.5 20.3 74.9
2003 882 43.5 20.3 74.9
2004 883 41.9 21.1 70.5
2005 789 40.3 19.6 72.3
2006 765 35.0 21.9 72.7
2007 833 35.5 23.5 77.4
2008 794 42.5 18.7 70.2
2009 804 40.0 18.3 81.3
2010 781 37.0 21.1 84.5
2011 793 n/a n/a 72.4
2012 793 31.2 25.4 n/a
2013 723 28.4 25.4 80.4
2014 806 29.0 27.7 78.7
2015 817 31.0 26.3 79.4
2016 771 31.0 24.8 81.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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