Highland Junior High School serves 703 students in grades 7-9.
Highland Junior 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 7-9
- Enrollment: 703 students
- Minority Enrollment: 67%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in UT
- Math Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 18% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education
Highland Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Highland Junior High School's student population of 703 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highland Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Junior High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#940 out of 975 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Highland Junior High School's ranking?
Highland Junior High School is ranked #940 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
How many students attend Highland Junior High School?
703 students attend Highland Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Highland Junior High School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does Highland Junior High School offer ?
Highland Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9
What school district is Highland Junior High School part of?
Highland Junior High School is part of Ogden City School District.
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