Highland Elementary School

1500 49th Ave Ne, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 | (763) 528-4405
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 479
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2.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1500 49th Avenue Ne, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 479
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 253 (52.8%)
  • Females: 226 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 41 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 339 (70.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 380 (79.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Highland Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian153.1%
Black16033.4%
Asian449.2%
Hispanic13628.4%
White12425.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Highland Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten11223.4%
1st Grade7716.1%
2nd Grade7615.9%
3rd Grade6012.5%
4th Grade7215.0%
5th Grade8217.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 59%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:41%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 10 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,087
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Highland Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,52147%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,70253%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2.5

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2 reviews for Highland Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 03, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Poor school, the 5 star rating that they claim they have is wrong. Enrollment has dropped a ton. Teachers are ok, (...) is just plain bad and does not care about anything. They do not do enough to punish the problem kids and take it out on the good kids, which in turn makes the parents remove the good kid and place them out of the district. My advice, stay away and look somewhere else.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 15, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Excellent teacher involvement; wide range of extracurricular options for kids. Very caring and invested staff!

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