School Details

Highlands Elementary School

1101 Lake Trafford Rd, Immokalee, FL 34142
(239) 377-7100
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 678 students 12 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

35%
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57%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 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, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Collier County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
60%
61%
33%
55%
60%
81%
78%
83%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 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, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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.
77%
74%
81%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
  • This school in 2012
  • Collier County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

30%
58%
55%
40%
59%
60%
19%
52%
53%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 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, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Collier County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
57%
52%
45%
58%
59%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 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, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Collier County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school in Immokalee. The principal of Highlands Elementary School is Mrs. Valerie Wenrich. 678 children attend Highlands Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 30% of the Highlands Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 95% of the 678 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Highlands Elementary School is 12:1. New Beginnings Immokalee is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 91% 46%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 12%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 38%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.09%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 61%
Limited English proficiency 30% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    My children have been attending this school since they were in Kindergarden. I feel that my children are getting the best education they could possibly get in Immokalee.

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