Highland Forest Elementary School is located in San Antonio, TX and is one of 8 elementary schools in East Central Isd District. It is a public school that serves 622 students in grades PK-3.
Highland Forest Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Texas in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Highland Forest Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Highland Forest Elementary School
Mario Cardenas: This is our childs second year at Highland Forest, he feels very comfortable, and eager to learn. This is important to us, and gives us a peace of mind. to often things happen in our childrens life that are a little stressful, and when we have a school like Highland Forest to nuture and teach them, we feel that our child is that much more fortunate. Thank you Highland Forest
by a Parent
on Sep 21, 2011
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Highland Forest Elementary School had 73% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Texas had 50% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The East Central ISD spends $7,708 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 33% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about East Central ISD District
In 2011, Highland Forest Elementary School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Texas average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The TAKS is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in Grades 3 through 9 in reading, in Grades 4 and 7 in writing, and in Grades 10 and 11 in English language arts. Math skills are assessed in Grades 3 through 11, and students are assessed in Grades 5, 8, 10, and 11 in science, and in Grades 8, 10, and 11 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students receive one of two ratings: met standard or commended performance. The goal is for all students to meet the state standard. Students must pass the TAKS tests in grades 3, 5, and 8 in order to be promoted to the next grade, and in grade 11 in order to graduate from high school.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Texas, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 TAKS Results for all subjects tested.more...