Highland High School

Highland High School serves 1,598 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Highland High School operates within the Albuquerque School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1598 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,598 students
Highland High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Highland High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Highland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Highland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
7%
10%
Highland High School American Indian Students (1990-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Highland High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
70%
60%
Highland High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
5%
2%
Highland High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
13%
25%
Highland High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Highland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Highland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.38
Highland High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
70%
61%
Highland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Highland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,891 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,736 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,652 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
3
Number of Students Managed 100,891 312
Albuquerque School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 72%
Albuquerque School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Albuquerque School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Albuquerque School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Highland Autism Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highland Autism Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Autism Center (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlbuquerqueHighland Autism Center
    Special Education School
    4700 Coal Se
    AlbuquerqueNM 87108
    (505)265-3711
    Special Education School

    0 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 14 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueMedia Arts Collaborative Charter
    Charter School
    4401 Central Ne Bldg 2
    AlbuquerqueNM 87108
    (505)243-1957
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 199 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueZia Elementary School
    440 Jefferson Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87108
    (505)880-3744
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 406 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueWhittier Elementary School
    1110 Quincy Se
    AlbuquerqueNM 87108
    (505)880-3744
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 494 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueBandelier Elementary School
    3309 Pershing Se
    AlbuquerqueNM 87106
    (505)880-3744
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 591 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 23, 2014 - Highland is a great school, with great teachers. We were so glad to find such an encouraging, nurturing environment. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended December 02, 2007 - This school has to be the best school and i learned so much at the school. The NJROTC program was the best of all it tought all the things you will need to know. It also tought me how to work together in a unity wiyh other. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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