Established in 1950, Highland School focuses on the physical, social and emotional development of students. It has an enrollment of more than 250 students in kindergarten through grade eight. The school features a cafeteria, gymnasium, science laboratory, teachers workroom and several classrooms. Highland School offers guidance and counseling programs that include assistance in the areas of personal growth, educational planning, and career and vocational development. The school also provides an accelerated reader program. Its library houses a range of books and reading and reference materials. Highland School offers breakfast and lunch options and transportation services. It organizes parent-teacher conferences. The school is governed by Etowah County Public Schools, a school district that serves students in elementary, middle and high schools. Highland School is located in Gadsden, Ala.