Highland High School

  • Highland High School serves 1,609 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Highland High School's student population of 1,609 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank#237 out of 676 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
81%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.300.40
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Graduation Rate
94%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocatello School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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