Highland Elementary School

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500 Highland Ave

Lake Worth, FL 33460

(561) 202-0500

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 965

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Highland Elementary School

This school has some of the most disrespectful staff. Specially the assisant principal E.Walsh. It sucks for the American kids because this school caters to the Hispanic people. These kids needs an equal education not slow down the kids that are on track.

Posted by a parent on 11/30/14

Great school! They care about the kids! The student's interests are the top priority. My spouse is a teacher there and I can attest the hours outside of school time committed to the school. All the teachers seem to be just as committed!

Posted by a other on 06/03/11

Highland has Heart! We teach the highest population of Homeless students in our district...we have a high (90+%) poverty rate...plus, most of our students do not speak English as a first language - but they succeed. I love Highland - I began my career here in 1989 and hope to retire here. Come visit ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/09

My son is attending Highland Elementary since Kindergarten.He is now in 3rd grade and loves it. His teachers want to have him tested for gifted but he won't have it because he doesn't want to 'change schools'. This tells me the teachers are phenomenal and he is happy where he is. I almost fought for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/17/08

My son attended Highlands this year and we were happy. The principal was very accessible and helpful. The only problem we had was the stability in our son's class. The school didn't have a teacher at the start of the schoolyear, once they finally found one, she quit after a month. I don't believe ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/20/05

Great school. Teachers teach very well and support student growth. I'm a parent and glad my daughter attends this school.

Posted by a parent on 02/17/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Highland Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Highland Elementary School
Palm Beach County School District
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Lake Worth schools — Highland Elementary School is located at 500 Highland Ave, Lake Worth FL 33460. 500 Highland Ave is in the 33460 ZIP code in Lake Worth, FL The school district for Highland Elementary School is the Palm Beach County School District. Highland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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