Heights High School
Heights High School serves 1,110 students in grades 9-12.
Heights High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Heights High School's student population of 1,110 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Heights High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Heights High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1211 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education
I attend Heights as a Sophomore, and I absolutely love it! The school offers a wide variety of classes and extracurricular activities, and everyone gets an equal opportunity to do things! The teachers are nice, and so are the administers, and it's just a really great learning environment. We have an amazing fine arts and athletics program, too! It really is a great school!
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