Highland High School

Highland High School serves 1,413 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Highland High School operates within the Pocatello School District.
Pocatello School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the ID state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1413 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,413 students
Highland High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Highland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Highland High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Highland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 20:1
Highland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
7%
1%
Highland High School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Highland High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Highland High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
2%
1%
Highland High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
82%
77%
Highland High School White Students (2002-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.29
Highland High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
37%
Highland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
10%
Highland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pocatello School District's student population of 12,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 78% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,225 in this district is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,133 is less than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pocatello School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
2
Number of Students Managed 12,608 530
Pocatello  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
Pocatello  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $5 MM
Pocatello  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $89 MM $5 MM
Pocatello  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,225 $9,564
Pocatello  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,133 $8,998
Pocatello  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is New Horizons High School (alternative School) (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alameda Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edahow Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PocatelloEdahow Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 308 students
    0.7 miles
    2020 Pocatello Creek Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)233-1844
    0.7KG-5308
  • Pocatello Gate City Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    2288 Hiskey St
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)237-2503
    0.7KG-5469
  • PocatelloSyringa Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    1.2 miles
    388 East Griffith Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)237-4040
    1.2PK-5542
  • PocatelloTendoy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 314 students
    1.4 miles
    957 East Alameda Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)233-2921
    1.4PK-6314
  • PocatelloAlameda Middle School
    Grades: 6-8
    1.9 miles
    955 West Alameda Rd
    PocatelloID 83201
    (208)232-0378
    1.96-8n/a

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