Highland Park Middle School serves 791 students in grades 6-8.
Highland Park Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 791 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 63%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MN
- Math Proficiency: 27% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Highland Park Middle School's student population of 791 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highland Park Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Park Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1268 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Highland Park Middle School's ranking?
Highland Park Middle School is ranked #1268 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Highland Park Middle School?
791 students attend Highland Park Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Highland Park Middle School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Park Middle School?
Highland Park Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Highland Park Middle School offer ?
Highland Park Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Highland Park Middle School part of?
Highland Park Middle School is part of St. Paul Public School District.
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