Highland Jr.-sr. High School

21504 State Hwy 6
Lewistown, MO 63452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 398 students in grades 7-12, Highland Jr.-sr. High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in MO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Jr.-sr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Highland Jr.-sr. High School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Jr.-sr. High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Jr.-sr. High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
#1602 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
37%
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35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
95%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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≥95%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Highland Jr.-sr. High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Jr.-sr. High School's ranking?
Highland Jr.-sr. High School is ranked #1602 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Highland Jr.-sr. High School often compared to?
Highland Jr.-sr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Canton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Highland Jr.-sr. High School?
The graduation rate of Highland Jr.-sr. High School is 95%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Highland Jr.-sr. High School?
398 students attend Highland Jr.-sr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Highland Jr.-sr. High School students are White, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Jr.-sr. High School?
Highland Jr.-sr. High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Highland Jr.-sr. High School offer ?
Highland Jr.-sr. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Highland Jr.-sr. High School part of?
Highland Jr.-sr. High School is part of Lewis County C-1 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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