Highlands Middle School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
6-8
Students
815
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English
27%
State avg 52%
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Math
27%
State avg 50%
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Civics
52%
State avg 67%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Hispanic
Two or more races
Asian
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
461 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
33%
State avg: 13%
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21 Reviews
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Neighborhood
10913 Pine Estates Road East
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Ms. Jackie Simmons - School leader
(904) 696-8782
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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