Highland High School

Grades: 9-12

990 students

Highland High School serves 990 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% 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 990 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 990 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 13:1 13:1
Hispanic
3%
24%
White
95%
50%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.10 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.
19%
45%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,574 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,746 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,853 is less than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Highland Cusd 5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,574 932
Graduation Rate 85% 88%
District Total Revenue $33 MM $10 MM
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,746 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,853 $10,416
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 Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HighlandHighland Elementary School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)654-2106
    0 mi | Gr. 3-6 | 720 students                      
  • HighlandHighland Middle School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)651-8800
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 439 students                      
  • HighlandHighland Primary School
    400 Broadway
    HighlandIL 62249
    (618)654-2106
    0 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 618 students                      
  • Saint JacobSt Jacob Elementary School
    305 Jacob St
    Saint JacobIL 62281
    (618)644-2541
    4.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 215 students                      
  • MarineMarine Elementary School
    725 West Division St
    MarineIL 62061
    (618)667-5404
    6.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 111 students                      

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