Highlands Elementary School

200 East Wallisville Rd, Highlands, TX 77562 | (281) 420-4900
  • Grades: 2-5
  • Student Enrollment: 710
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 30, Baytown, TX 77522
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Judy Duncan
  • Fax: (281) 426-5099
  • Website: www.gccisd.net
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: 710
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 377 (53.1%)
  • Females: 333 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 372 (52.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 441 (62.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Highlands Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black486.8%
Asian--
Hispanic32445.6%
White33647.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Highlands Elementary School
  Number Percent
2nd Grade18926.6%
3rd Grade19026.8%
4th Grade16523.2%
5th Grade16623.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.5
District:
10.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.3%
District:
35.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.5%
District:
17.8%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
23.5%
District:
22.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
11.8%
District:
18.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$83,406
District:
$74,038
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,609
District:
$50,503
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,000
District:
$43,856
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,151
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,450
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,608
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,603
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Highlands Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.0%85.0%86.0%
200991.0%86.0%84.0%
200887.0%85.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%92.0%92.0%
200995.0%93.0%89.0%
200892.0%93.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.0%89.0%88.0%
200994.0%87.0%86.0%
200894.0%87.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201089.0%86.0%86.0%
200991.0%84.0%84.0%
200881.0%80.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%93.0%92.0%
200995.0%92.0%91.0%
200893.0%92.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.0%94.0%86.0%
200993.0%90.0%84.0%
200895.0%91.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%93.0%85.0%
200991.0%89.0%83.0%
200889.0%92.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201093.0%91.0%88.0%
200987.0%86.0%84.0%
200884.0%84.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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