Highland Junior High School

  • Highland Junior High School serves 877 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 28% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Junior High School's student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students877 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Junior 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 Junior High School is 0.51, 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#853 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio (17-18)22:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
60%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
34%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOgden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ogden Bonneville School
    Grades: K-6 | 507 students
    0.2 miles
    490 Gramercy Ave
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 737-8900
    0.2 K-6 507
  • Ogden Hillcrest School
    Grades: K-6 | 376 students
    0.4 miles
    130 N Eccles Ave
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 737-7550
    0.4 K-6 376
  • Ogden Leadership Learning Academy - Ogden Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 302 students
    0.4 miles
    1111 2nd Street
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 784-5170
    0.4 K-6 302
  • Ogden Kenneth Burdett School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 20 students
    0.6 miles
    742 Harrison Blvd
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 629-4700
    0.6 PK-12 20
  • Ogden North Region Blind Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 24 students
    0.6 miles
    742 Harrison Blvd
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 629-4735
    0.6 PK-12 24

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It's a school of struggling students with failed leadership from the admin down to the teachers. It needs much needed restructuring and needs to focus more on mental health than can the grades and wellbeing of the school improve.
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