Highlands Elementary School

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2100 Gilpin Ave

Wilmington, DE 19806

(302) 651-2715

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 370

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Highlands Elementary School

My daughter completed K-5 here.6 yrs ago I was looking for a walkable urban school with diversity.I fell for the warmth & professionalism of the staff & their level of experience (all of our teachers had MAs,often 10+ years exp - AT Highlands).Beyond class,my child cultivated interests in music (this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/14

This school positively oozes a warm, caring, supportive, close community feel. The principal is just simply amazing, dedicated, motivated, personal, part best friend, part positive role model, part educator. He knows all the kids by name and gives them high-fives in the hallway each morning. I've been ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/13

I have two children, and they transferred to Highlands from Private school. I was wary of this school at first, but in almost two years, their experiences have been overwhelmingly positve. First, the principal is excellent--very committed to the school and the students. The children all like him, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/15/11

My nieces attend Highlands Elementary and it is a very good school. My only problem is that there are no bus aids and my nieces has complained about being bullied on the bus by the older students. Nonetheless, the school is pretty good!

Posted by a other on 01/21/11

My twin grandsons go to Highlands Elementary. It's a great school.

Posted by a other on 10/09/10

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Test scores for Highlands Elementary School

DSTP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Highlands Elementary School
Red Clay Consolidated School District
* In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Wilmington schools — Highlands Elementary School is located at 2100 Gilpin Ave, Wilmington DE 19806. 2100 Gilpin Ave is in the 19806 ZIP code in Wilmington, DE The school district for Highlands Elementary School is the Red Clay Consolidated School District. Highlands Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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