Highlands Elementary School

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131 Sims Dr

Cedar Hill, TX 75104

(972) 291-0496

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Grades: PK - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 740

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Highlands Elementary School

I am not impressed with the school at all. I feel that the school lacks structure and organization.

Posted by a parent on 05/27/12

The quality of education has not been consistent.

Posted by a parent on 12/13/06

The Content Mastery program at Highlands has been a very supportive and positive influence on my daughter who has gone there from Pre-K to 4th grade. From speech, to one on one attention, weekly counseling, the entire support system for the children is phenomenal.

Posted by a parent on 05/10/06

My kids are doing well, but I have had some heartburn in the past about the amount of homework that my kids seem to bring home. I feel that it is a little much that my kids bring home an hour of homework almost every night and sometimes as much as 2 to 3 hours worth. On nights that they have after school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

the quality of academics is very good. the availability of music, art, and other extra curricular activities is very good. parent involvement is high.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/05

The school is run very orderly. However,it seems that fundraising takes precedence over children's health and safety. Also, some of the teachers do a lot of shouting at the kids and don't seem to have much patience. Not a very caring atmosphere.

Posted by a parent on 11/03/04

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Test scores for Highlands Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Highlands Elementary School
Cedar Hill Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Cedar Hill schools — Highlands Elementary School is located at 131 Sims Dr, Cedar Hill TX 75104. 131 Sims Dr is in the 75104 ZIP code in Cedar Hill, TX The school district for Highlands Elementary School is the Cedar Hill Isd. Highlands Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 4.
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