HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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5505 DONCASTER WAY
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55436
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Phone: 952-848-4500
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-high
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Edina Public School District
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 91.7
  • Number Students: 550
  • Number Teachers: 30
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6057
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Mr Peter Hodne
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (8 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (7 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-28
    "Highlands is the equivalent to a private school without the tuition. Great leadership and community-oriented culture in the building. Teachers are excellent, families are welcoming, and kids are thriving. The CP and Discovery programs are both high-achieving. Kids are taught to respect others and work collaboratively, and they perform to high expectations. Wonderful, wonderful school - I'm so fortunate that my kids get to grow in this environment."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-11-24
    "Highlands is excellent and we are so lucky to have our children attend this school. Great administration, teachers, and values!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-03-11
    "Defining Excellence is exactly how to define Highlands. This is a school that sets the bar for all other public schools. It is an example of what is really possible in the public sector if you have the right principal and staff with a vision beyond what is mandated. Hands down, better than a lot of private schools, which explains the small houses with the hefty price tag. This community "gets it" and in turn, so do their children. Edina is prized because only people that reside in Edina attend these schools- making it truly "neighborhood" schools in a small community. Yet they are technically light years ahead of other districts and value creativity. An edible garden with ample exploration and hands on learning outdoors combined with a beuatiful, sun filled building/classrooms, AMAZING principal and staff with tours given directly from students earn this school an A+!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-24
    "the teachers are so devoted and the principal is soo cool!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-09-17
    "We did open enrollment this year, it has been a wonderful experience for us and our children."
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