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Highland Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (225) 766-1272

280 Sunset Blvd

Baton Rouge, Louisiana


About Highland Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Highland Elementary School is one of 86 schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish district of Louisiana.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 344 students - compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Highland Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Highland Elementary School is $47,844, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Highland Elementary School 344$9,919$47,8440.43
Baton Rouge Magnet High School (0.94 miles) 1498$7,048$74,0510.64
Glasgow Middle School (1.16 miles) 571$12,466$49,7340.50
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School (1.27 miles) 562$213,78812$49,3910.20
Arlington Preparatory Academy (1.38 miles) 94$32,9254$53,1930.14
Southdowns School (1.69 miles) 91$46,4963$52,2160.46

Highland Elementary School

Number of pupils344
Funding per pupil$9,919
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$47,844
Diversity index0.43

Baton Rouge Magnet High School (0.94 miles)

Number of pupils1498
Funding per pupil$7,048
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$74,051
Diversity index0.64

Glasgow Middle School (1.16 miles)

Number of pupils571
Funding per pupil$12,466
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$49,734
Diversity index0.50

Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School (1.27 miles)

Number of pupils562
Funding per pupil$213,788
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$49,391
Diversity index0.20

Arlington Preparatory Academy (1.38 miles)

Number of pupils94
Funding per pupil$32,925
Pupils per teacher4
Average teacher salary$53,193
Diversity index0.14

Southdowns School (1.69 miles)

Number of pupils91
Funding per pupil$46,496
Pupils per teacher3
Average teacher salary$52,216
Diversity index0.46
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
971stlargest school
641sthighest average teaching salary
364thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
922ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
689thhighest diversity index
204thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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