Lake Highlands High School

Lake Highlands High School serves 1,720 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Lake Highlands High School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.
Richardson Independent School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1720 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,720 students
Lake Highlands High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lake Highlands High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Lake Highlands High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Lake Highlands High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Lake Highlands High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
4%
Lake Highlands High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
31%
52%
Lake Highlands High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
30%
13%
Lake Highlands High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
31%
29%
Lake Highlands High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lake Highlands 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.
0.72 0.41
Lake Highlands 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.
42%
53%
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
7%
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Richardson Independent School District's student population of 38,283 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,108 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,929 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 38,283 838
Richardson Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 83%
Richardson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $352 MM $9 MM
Richardson Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $346 MM $10 MM
Richardson Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,108 $12,250
Richardson Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,929 $12,682
Richardson Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • DallasLake Highlands Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 775 students
    0.2 miles
    10200 White Rock Trl
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-1300
    0.29775
  • DallasNorthlake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 645 students
    0.4 miles
    10059 Ravensway Dr
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2300
    0.4PK-6645
  • DallasWhite Rock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 753 students
    0.9 miles
    9229 Chiswell Rd
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2700
    0.9PK-6753
  • DallasMerriman Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 442 students
    1 miles
    7101 Winedale Dr
    DallasTX 75231
    (469)593-2800
    1KG-6442
  • DallasThurgood Marshall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 670 students
    1.1 miles
    9666 Ferris Branch
    DallasTX 75243
    (469)593-6800
    1.1PK-6670

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