HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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500 HIGHLAND AVE
LAKE WORTH, FL 33460
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Phone: 561-202-0500
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 5th Grade
  • District: Palm Beach County School District
  • Students/Teacher: 12:1
  • Students/Grade: 137.9
  • Number Students: 965
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5518
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Brian Killeen
  • 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 (10 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-11-30
    "This school has some of the most disrespectful staff. Specially the assisant principal E.Walsh. It sucks for the American kids because this school caters to the Hispanic people. These kids needs an equal education not slow down the kids that are on track."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-03
    "Great school! They care about the kids! The student's interests are the top priority. My spouse is a teacher there and I can attest the hours outside of school time committed to the school. All the teachers seem to be just as committed!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-03
    "Highland has Heart! We teach the highest population of Homeless students in our district...we have a high (90+%) poverty rate...plus, most of our students do not speak English as a first language - but they succeed. I love Highland - I began my career here in 1989 and hope to retire here. Come visit my classroom (234) if you are in Palm Beach County."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-12-17
    "My son is attending Highland Elementary since Kindergarten.He is now in 3rd grade and loves it. His teachers want to have him tested for gifted but he won't have it because he doesn't want to 'change schools'. This tells me the teachers are phenomenal and he is happy where he is. I almost fought for him to be change to another school last year but I decided he is happy here why change what makes him an achiever. I give this school 5 stars!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2005-06-20
    "My son attended Highlands this year and we were happy. The principal was very accessible and helpful. The only problem we had was the stability in our son's class. The school didn't have a teacher at the start of the schoolyear, once they finally found one, she quit after a month. I don't believe this was the school's fault, I wish that could have been avoided"
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