Highland High School

1 Rebel Cir
Hardy, AR 72542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 503 students in grades 9-12, Highland High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AR)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Highland High School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
503 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland High School ranks within the top 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#449 out of 997 schools
(Top 50%)
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30%
38%
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47%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
94%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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≥95%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
15%
8%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland High School's ranking?
Highland High School is ranked #449 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Highland High School often compared to?
Highland High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cave City High Career & Collegiate Preparatory School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Highland High School?
The graduation rate of Highland High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Highland High School?
503 students attend Highland High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Highland High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland High School?
Highland High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Highland High School offer ?
Highland High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland High School part of?
Highland High School is part of Highland School District.

School Reviews

5   9/16/2010
We have great teachers, band and chior programs, a wide variety of clubs to join, and football, basketball, baseball, and golf. We get awards for virtually anything we do very well at like haveing a 3.5 GPA or doing well in a certain area of acedemics. The school building is somewhat older, however has been built onto in various areas in recent years. Parent involvement at Highland is common with many parents helping with chaperoning, clubs, sports, concession stands, etc.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - shae_

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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