Lake Highlands High School

Lake Highlands High School serves 1,738 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Lake Highlands High School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,738 students
Lake Highlands High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Lake Highlands High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Highlands High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Lake Highlands High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Lake Highlands High School American Indian (1994-2007)
Asian
6%
4%
Lake Highlands High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
28%
51%
Lake Highlands High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
31%
13%
Lake Highlands High School Black (1988-2013)
White
32%
30%
Lake Highlands High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Lake Highlands High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.73 0.41
Lake Highlands 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.
40%
53%
Lake Highlands 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.
2%
7%
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 39,140 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Richardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 39,140 822
Richardson Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 80%
Richardson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $353 MM $9 MM
Richardson Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $342 MM $9 MM
Richardson Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,253 $11,947
Richardson Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $12,666
Richardson Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Highlands Freshman Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasLake Highlands Freshman Center
    10200 White Rock Trl
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-1300
    0.2 mi | 696 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • DallasNorthlake Elementary School
    10059 Ravensway Dr
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2300
    0.4 mi | 660 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • DallasWhite Rock Elementary School
    9229 Chiswell Rd
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2700
    0.9 mi | 715 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • DallasMerriman Park Elementary School
    7101 Winedale Dr
    DallasTX 75231
    (469)593-2800
    1 mi | 471 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • DallasThurgood Marshall Elementary School
    9666 Ferris Branch
    DallasTX 75243
    (469)593-6800
    1.1 mi | 677 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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