Highland High School

Highland High School serves 1,294 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Highland High School operates within the Pocatello School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the ID state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1294 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,294 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Highland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
7%
16%
Black
2%
1%
White
81%
78%
All Ethnic Groups Highland High School Sch Ethnicity Highland High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.34 0.29
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.
19%
39%
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.
8%
10%
Highland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,873 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Pocatello School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
3
Number of Students Managed 12,873 591
Pocatello  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 82%
Pocatello  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $6 MM
Pocatello  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $6 MM
Pocatello  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,265 $10,010
Pocatello  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,920 $9,580
Pocatello  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pocatello Teen Parenting Prog. High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Family Treatment Prom-unit Fun (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edahow Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PocatelloPocatello Teen Parenting Prog. High School
    Alternative School
    109 Von Elm Ln
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)237-7660
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • PocatelloEdahow Elementary School
    2020 Pocatello Creek Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)233-1844
    0.7 mi | 345 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PocatelloHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gate City Elementary School
    2288 Hiskey St
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)237-2503
    0.7 mi | 523 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PocatelloSyringa Elementary School
    388 East Griffith Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)237-4040
    1.2 mi | 470 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PocatelloTendoy Elementary School
    957 East Alameda Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)233-2921
    1.4 mi | 360 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Pocatello, ID public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.30, which is higher than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Pocatello is Tyhee Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.