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shcreative Legacy and Pride

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS is ranked by the Louisiana Department of Education as the #1 elementary school in the state of Louisiana since 1998?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS is the only school in our area to be designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence twice (2001 and 2005) by the U.S. Department of Education?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS is an A+ school?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS had students competing at the state level in the Louisiana Student of the Year contest in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008?  The 2008  and 2012 Louisiana Elementary Student of the Year was a SOUTH HIGHLANDS student?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS maintains a computer lab for all students in K – 5?  In addition we also have a hands-on science lab for students!

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS upper elementary students can select an additional hour of content each week? This means another hour of computer lab, science lab, art, drama, choir, strings, etc. for every student!

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS has had 100% PTA membership for over 20 years?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS was recognized in 2005 as a National PTA Parental Involvement School of Excellence?

• Over 75% of our faculty hold master’s degrees or higher?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS has TWELVE National Board Certified Teachers?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS’ faculty has received over $650, 000 in national, state, and local grants?

• • SOUTH HIGHLANDS has received the David Middleton Award for the most entries into ArtBreak for 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007,  2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 ?

• SOUTH HIGHLANDS has the lowest suspension/behavioral referral rate of any school in Caddo Parish?