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280 Sunset Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 766-1272

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 375

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Highland Elementary School

This was the worst school ever. I requested a meeting with the principal and the teacher. It took them almost a month to get back to me. The only reason with they answered me then is because I filed a complaint with the school board. Beware, this school is listed on the louisiana watchlist which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/29/12

I attended Highland School when it first opened in 1942(?) in the first grade shortly after Pearl Harbor. Our family was transferred to Atlanta after attending the 45th grade. When I entered the school in Atlanta, I was one year ahead of everyone there.

Posted by a other on 08/16/12

My son has had a few good teachers there but overall the school is not the best for learning. It's more about punishment and control than encouraging children to be themselves and enjoy learning.

Posted by a parent on 02/16/11

This is a great school!!!!!! Both of my children were students at highland elementary, both of my children enjoyed their season at this school...The staff gets better every year. Mrs. Vansickle has truly made a difference, she hires wonderful people and they care, really care....Mrs. Jackson and ms. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/09

The teacher are worried abut discipline not learning.

Posted by a other on 06/20/07

My oldest son has graduated from Highland Elementary School.I as well (as well as my son) enjoyed his tenure at this school.The staff is truly awesome.Every teacher cared about the academic welfare of my child.Eventually my younger child is a student there, these people really care about your child(ren).As ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/06

My child was sent there for their pre-k program for exceptional students. My son was both developmentally delayed as well as speech impaired. Next thing I knew, my son was speaking more and more clearly and could read, write and surprised me by knowing all seven continents' names and placements on ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/05

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Test scores for Highland Elementary School

iLEAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Highland Elementary School
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
* In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math and English language arts, science and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

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Baton Rouge schools — Highland Elementary School is located at 280 Sunset Blvd, Baton Rouge LA 70808. 280 Sunset Blvd is in the 70808 ZIP code in Baton Rouge, LA The school district for Highland Elementary School is the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. Highland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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