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Bringing Attendance Home - Video

VCUSD District App


VCUSD has launched the new VCUSD District App.  You are able to obtain this app through your smartphone.  Go to your app store and search VCUSD, the app should come up.  Download it.  Once it is downloaded, scroll over to settings, follow schools (top of the page), and select your school to follow.  You and others will receive important information throughout the school Year.

Welcome to Highland Technology & Engineering Academy

Our vision is for all Highland Scholars to acquire strong academic skills and life skills needed to thrive

in a 21st century global society.

We Believe! We Achieve!

We are Highland Elementary!

First Day of School - August 20, 2018


Register your child for Kinder Prep (TK) and Kindergarten


TK/Kinder Prep - Students who turn 5 years old between September 2nd and December 31st

Kindergarten - Students who turn 5 years old by September 1st.



Congratulations to Mrs. Baker-Valdez, Highland Elementary & VCUSD Teacher of the Year !

VCUSD Teacher of the Year - Mrs. Baker-Valdez

Congratulations to our Robotics Team - Honorable Mention Award Recipients at the Roboplay Competition

Congratulations to our Robotics Team - Honorable Mention Award Recipients at 
the Roboplay Competition

Congratulations, Hector! Winner of Highland Elementary's Spelling Bee


Highland Launches Project Lead The Way!

Visit the link below to learn about our new and exciting STEAM curriculum:



Three Personal Standards

Highland Scholars....

Make Good Decisions

Solve Problems

Show Respect

STEAM Focus on Technology & Engineering


Our Highland Scholars...

* Learn about Digital Citizenship and use technology as a tool for learning throughout the school day.

* Work collaboratively to plan, test, design, and build systems and structures.

* Apply critical thinking skills in cross-curricular, project-based activities.


Bell Schedule

Kinder Prep & Kindergarten

8:30 am to 12:10 pm:  August 20 - November 16

8:30 am to 1:30 pm: Extended Day Schedule, November 26- June 6


1st-5th grades:

8:30 am to 3:00 pm: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

8:30 am to 1:30 pm: Wednesdays, minimum days; additional minimum days are indicated on the calendar

4th Grade Robotics Engineers in Action

Rebuilding Together at Highland -Thank You to the Amazing Volunteers & Contributors!