15027 Ne Bel-red Rd
Bellevue, WA 98007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Middle School serves 573 students in grades 6-8.
Highland Middle 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 41% (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 54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Middle School's student population of 573 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Middle 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 Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1386 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
8%
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Hispanic
41%
25%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
29%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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