Highland Middle School

15027 Ne Bel-red Road
Bellevue, WA 98007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Middle School serves 489 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Highland Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Highland Middle School's student population of 489 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Middle School is 0.73, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1041 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
17%
8%
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Hispanic
30%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
38%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellevue School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Middle School is Sammamish Senior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Odle Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Hills Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellevue Lake Hills Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
    0.6 miles
    14310 Se 12th Street
    Bellevue, WA 98007
    (425) 456-5300
    0.6 PK-5 502
  • Bellevue Eastgate Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
    1.1 miles
    4255 153rd Avenue Se
    Bellevue, WA 98006
    (425) 456-5100
    1.1 PK-5 460
  • Bellevue Jing Mei Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
    1.1 miles
    12635 Se 56th Street
    Bellevue, WA 98006
    (425) 456-6900
    1.1 PK-5 369
  • Medina Medina Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    1.1 miles
    8001 Ne 8th St.
    Medina, WA 98039
    (425) 456-5400
    1.1 PK-5 496
  • Bellevue Ardmore Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    1.3 miles
    16616 Ne 32nd Street
    Bellevue, WA 98008
    (425) 456-4700
    1.3 PK-5 420

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