Highland High School

  • Highland High School serves 1,457 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the ID average of 19:1.
  • 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 1457 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,457 students
Highland High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Highland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Highland High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Highland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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 22:1 19:1
Highland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
1%
Highland High School American Indian Students (2001-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Highland High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Highland High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
1%
1%
Highland High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
82%
77%
Highland High School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Highland High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Highland High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Highland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (1988-2015)
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%
39%
Highland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pocatello School District's student population of 12,840 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $6,861 in this district is less than the state average of $8,671. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,648 is less than the state average of $7,847. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pocatello School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 12,840 529
Pocatello School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
Pocatello School District Graduation Rate (1997-2010)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $5 MM
Pocatello School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $4 MM
Pocatello School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $6,861 $8,671
Pocatello School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $6,648 $7,847
Pocatello School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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