Highland Park Senior High School

1015 Snelling Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,340 students in grades 9-12, Highland Park Senior High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 92% (Top 10% in MN)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Park Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Highland Park Senior High School's student population of 1,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,340 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Highland Park Senior High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Park Senior High School is 0.76, 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.
This School
State Level (MN)
#303 out of 1860 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Highland Park Senior High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Highland Park Senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Park Senior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
13%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
22%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
36%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Park Senior High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Minnesota.
0.76
This chart displays the diversity score of Highland Park Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
84%
This chart displays graduation rate of Highland Park Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Park Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Park Senior High School's ranking?
Highland Park Senior High School is ranked #303 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Highland Park Senior High School often compared to?
Highland Park Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Highland Park Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Highland Park Senior High School is 92%, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Highland Park Senior High School?
1,340 students attend Highland Park Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Highland Park Senior High School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Park Senior High School?
Highland Park Senior High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Highland Park Senior High School offer ?
Highland Park Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Highland Park Senior High School part of?
Highland Park Senior High School is part of St. Paul Public School District.
In what neighborhood is Highland Park Senior High School located?
Highland Park Senior High School is located in the Highland Park neighborhood of Saint Paul, MN. There are 12 other public schools located in Highland Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 92% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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