Highland Park Middle School

  • Highland Park Middle School serves 218 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland Park Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Highland Park Middle School's student population of 218 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Park Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Park Middle School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#4207 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
49%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Park Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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