Highland Junior High School

17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 191 students in grades 7-9, Highland Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in WA
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Highland Junior High School's student population of 191 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
191 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,113 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Junior High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WA)
#1442 out of 2113 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
40%
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45-49%
53%
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30-34%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
78%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
20%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Junior High School's ranking?
Highland Junior High School is ranked #1442 out of 2,113 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Highland Junior High School often compared to?
Highland Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Discovery Lab School, West Valley Jr High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% WA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% WA state average).
How many students attend Highland Junior High School?
191 students attend Highland Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Highland Junior High School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Junior High School?
Highland Junior High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
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 Highland School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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