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Highlands Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (952) 848-4500

5505 Doncaster Way

Edina, Minnesota


About Highlands Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Highlands Elementary is one of 12 schools in the Edina Public School District of Minnesota.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 567 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Highlands Elementary is $221,840, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of $58,624.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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
Highlands Elementary 567$10,79916$221,8400.41
Countryside Elementary (0.64 miles) 588$10,09516$69,1310.39
Early Childhood Special Ed (0.87 miles) 106$21,163190.44
Ehs Summer School (1.67 miles) 0
Edina Senior High (1.67 miles) 2001$11,15720$108,6600.38
Alc Edina Hs Alternative - Is (1.67 miles) 0

Highlands Elementary

Number of pupils567
Funding per pupil$10,799
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$221,840
Diversity index0.41

Countryside Elementary (0.64 miles)

Number of pupils588
Funding per pupil$10,095
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$69,131
Diversity index0.39

Early Childhood Special Ed (0.87 miles)

Number of pupils106
Funding per pupil$21,163
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.44

Ehs Summer School (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Edina Senior High (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils2001
Funding per pupil$11,157
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$108,660
Diversity index0.38

Alc Edina Hs Alternative - Is (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Minnesota
There are 2,534 schools in Minnesota. Rankings don't always go up to 2,534 because some schools have missing data.
523rdlargest school
568thhighest number of FTE teachers
1855thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
4thhighest average teaching salary
2059thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1930thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
960thhighest diversity index
938thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.6 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5.7 hours

Kindergarten: Unknown

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 165 days

12th Grade: Unknown

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