Highlands Academy

  • Highlands Academy serves 27 students in grades 2-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highlands Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highlands Academy's student population of 27 students has grown by 68% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Academy is 0.71, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#8033 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
19%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
45%
23%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKonocti Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Highlands Academy is Konocti Education Center (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearlake Konocti Education Center Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 4-12 | 391 students
    0.0 miles
    15850-a Dam Rd. Extention
    Clearlake, CA 95422
    (707)994-6447
    0.0 4-12 391
  • Clearlake Clearlake Creativity Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 22 students
    0.5 miles
    6945 Old Highway 53
    Clearlake, CA 95422
    (707)262-4130
    0.5 K-12 22
  • Lakeport Lloyd Hance Community Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 14 students
    0.5 miles
    1510 Argonaut Rd.
    Lakeport, CA 95453
    (707)262-4167
    0.5 7-12 14
  • Lower Lake Konocti Preschool

    1.3 miles
    9430 B Lake St.
    Lower Lake, CA 95457
    (707)994-6475
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Lower Lake Blue Heron Alternative School
    Grades: 9-11 | 32 students
    1.4 miles
    9345 Winchester St.
    Lower Lake, CA 95457
    (707)994-1033
    1.4 9-11 32

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