17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Junior High School serves 197 students in grades 7-8.
Highland Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Highland Junior High School's student population of 197 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Junior High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1238 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
82%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
18%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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