Highland High School

  • Highland High School serves 1,683 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.

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School Overview

  • Highland High School's student population of 1,683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highland High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#719 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio (17-18)24:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
24%
17%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
58%
75%
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Hawaiian
4%
2%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.42
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Graduation Rate (16-17)
88%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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