Highland High School

208 West 1st
Ault, CO 80610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland High School serves 269 students in grades 9-12.
Highland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highland High School's student population of 269 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1437 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
63%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.60
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeld County School District No. Re-9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland High School is Eaton High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Highland Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ault Highland Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 215 students
    0.2 miles
    209 West 1st
    Ault, CO 80610
    (970) 834-2820
    0.2 6-8 215
  • Eaton Eaton Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 485 students
    3.7 miles
    225 Juniper Avenue
    Eaton, CO 80615
    (970) 454-3358
    3.7 6-8 485
  • Eaton Eaton High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 544 students
    3.9 miles
    114 Park Avenue
    Eaton, CO 80615
    (970) 454-3374
    3.9 9-12 544
  • Eaton Benjamin Eaton Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 391 students
    4.0 miles
    100 South Mountain View Drive
    Eaton, CO 80615
    (970) 454-5200
    4 3-5 391
  • Eaton Eaton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 369 students
    4.0 miles
    25 Cheyenne Avenue
    Eaton, CO 80615
    (970) 454-3331
    4 PK-2 369

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