Highland Gardens Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Highland Gardens Elementary School
Highland Gardens Elementary School is a public school located in San Antonio, Texas. It is part of the Northside Independent School District and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students. The school has a strong focus on academic excellence and provides multiple opportunities for students to explore their interests and develop their skills. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of all students and includes a variety of enrichment and extracurricular activities. Highland Gardens Elementary School also has an active Parent Teacher Organization that works to promote a strong sense of community and to support the school’s mission. The school also has a dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who are committed to helping each student reach their full potential.
2801 Willena Ave
Montgomery, AL 36107
PreK – 5
Overview Highland Gardens Elementary School
Highland Gardens Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Gardens Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Highland Gardens Elementary School
Highland Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Highland Gardens Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.