Highland Park High School

Highland Park High School serves 2,052 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Highland Park High School operates within the Township Hsd 113 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2052 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 145 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,052 students
Highland Park High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Highland Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
Highland Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Highland Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Highland Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Highland Park High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
20%
25%
Highland Park High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Highland Park High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
74%
50%
Highland Park High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Highland Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.31
Highland Park High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
47%
Highland Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

Township Hsd 113 School District's student population of 3,753 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $27,085 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,319 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Township Hsd 113 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 3,753 938
Township Hsd 113 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 113 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 113 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $91 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 113 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $27,085 $11,118
Township Hsd 113 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $24,319 $11,218
Township Hsd 113 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Shore Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elm Place School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Trail Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Highland ParkIndian Trail Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 392 students
    0.2 miles
    2075 Saint Johns Ave
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224)765-3500
    0.2KG-5392
  • Highland ParkElm Place School
    Grades: 6-8 | 375 students
    0.3 miles
    2031 Sheridan Rd
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224)765-3300
    0.36-8375
  • Highland ParkGreen Bay School
    Grades: PK | 194 students
    0.3 miles
    1936 Green Bay Rd
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224)765-3060
    0.3PK194
  • HighwoodOak Terrace Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 525 students
    0.9 miles
    240 Prairie Ave
    HighwoodIL 60040
    (224)765-3100
    0.9KG-5525
  • Highland ParkLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 245 students
    1.1 miles
    711 Lincoln Ave West
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (224)765-3551
    1.1KG-5245

School Reviews

...best school ever! In all my years after graduating from Highland Park High School and College (NIU) I have yet to see or hear of a more well-rounded liberal minded and traditionally respected high school than Highland Park High School. It provided academically challenging, hard work with a very diverse-minded staff as well as student population all which included quick trips to the Indiana Dunes as well as the opportunity to travel to England with the school's drama department. Don't get me wrong, I loved college and graduated with a degree in Journalism as well as being chosen to be the Graduate Assistant for the Journalism Department. These experiences, accomplishments and the like, have all served me well throughout ... but oh, my H.P.H.S. what a great start to a full and happy life -- Just thought you'd like to know! (Go Huskies)
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/16/14
Great school. Very liberal minded. A tad segregated. It might be hard for people to move here not knowing anyone but no matter who you are (LGBT, black, white, women, etc) you will be accepted by the students and staff. Outstanding fine arts and music departments. Really good English and social studies departments. Math and science departments are weak. Counseling department and special education are heavily strong as well.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/03/14

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