Highland High School

  • Highland High School serves 900 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Highland High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Highland High School's student population of 900 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#607 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
100%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.67
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Highland Highland Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 661 students
    0.0 miles
    400 Broadway
    Highland, IL 62249
    (618)651-8800
    0.0 6-8 661
  • Highland Highland Primary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 567 students
    0.0 miles
    400 Broadway
    Highland, IL 62249
    (618)654-2108
    0.0 PK-2 567
  • Saint Jacob St Jacob Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 197 students
    4.8 miles
    Po Box 217
    Saint Jacob, IL 62281
    (618)644-2541
    4.8 K-5 197
  • Trenton Wesclin Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 4-8 | 495 students
    5.8 miles
    1003 State Rte 160
    Trenton, IL 62293
    (618)224-7085
    5.8 4-8 495
  • Marine Marine Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 122 students
    6.2 miles
    725 W Division St
    Marine, IL 62061
    (618)667-5404
    6.2 K-5 122

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