Highland High School

Tel: (618)654-7131
Grades: 9-12

986 students

Highland High School serves 986 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Highland High School operates within the Highland Cusd 5 School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 986 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Students by Grade Highland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
23%
White
93%
50%
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.
0.13 0.30
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.
6%
23%
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.
15%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,587 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Highland Cusd 5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,587 949
Highland Cusd 5 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 88%
Highland Cusd 5 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $10 MM
Highland Cusd 5 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
Highland Cusd 5 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,746 $10,546
Highland Cusd 5 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,853 $10,416
Highland Cusd 5 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Triad High School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highland Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Primary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HighlandHighland Primary School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)654-2106
    0 mi | 597 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • HighlandHighland Middle School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)651-8800
    0 mi | 474 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HighlandHighland Elementary School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)654-2106
    0 mi | 738 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • Saint JacobSt Jacob Elementary School
    305 Jacob St
    Saint JacobIL 62281
    (618)644-2541
    4.8 mi | 229 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarineMarine Elementary School
    725 West Division St
    MarineIL 62061
    (618)667-5404
    6.2 mi | 110 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Madison County, IL 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 0.25, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Madison County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.