Highland Park High School

Highland Park High School serves 2,037 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% 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.

Overview

The student population of 2037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 192 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,037 students
Highland Park High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 192 teachers
Highland Park High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Highland Park High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more 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 11:1 13:1
Highland Park High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Highland Park High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
19%
24%
Highland Park High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
19%
Highland Park High School Black (1988-2013)
White
75%
50%
Highland Park High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Highland Park High School Sch Ethnicity Highland Park 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.
0.40 0.30
Highland Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
45%
Highland Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
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 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,714 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Township Hsd 113 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 3,714 932
Township Hsd 113 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $91 MM $10 MM
District Spending $88 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $24,719 $10,546
Township Hsd 113 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,813 $10,416
Township Hsd 113 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Highland ParkIndian Trail Elementary School
    2075 Saint Johns Ave
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (847)432-9257
    0.2 mi | 391 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Highland ParkElm Place School
    2031 Sheridan Rd
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (847)432-9217
    0.3 mi | 411 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Highland ParkGreen Bay School
    1936 Green Bay Rd
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (847)681-6700
    0.4 mi | 196 students | Gr. PK                      
  • HighwoodOak Terrace Elementary School
    240 Prairie Ave
    HighwoodIL 60040
    (847)433-0930
    0.9 mi | 503 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Highland ParkLincoln Elementary School
    711 Lincoln Ave West
    Highland ParkIL 60035
    (847)432-1720
    1.1 mi | 263 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 16, 2014 - ...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
  • Recommended June 03, 2014 - 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

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