Heritage High School

  • Heritage High School serves 1,879 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Heritage High School's student population of 1,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,879 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heritage High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heritage High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1174 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heritage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate
82%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvergreen (Clark) School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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The preesntation made by the Heritage High School Women's choir last week to Glenwood Place residents and staff was one of the best we have seen in the past two years. Mr. Karn and the young ladies were superlative! A music program like this is to be commended.(former tescher)
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