Highlands High School

  • Highlands High School serves 758 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands High School's student population of 758 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands High School is 0.66, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4335 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
24%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlands High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.660.64
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTwin Rivers Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Highlands Hillsdale Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 367 students
    0.1 miles
    6469 Guthrie Way
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916)566-1860
    0.1 K-6 367
  • North Highlands Miles P. Richmond Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 59 students
    0.3 miles
    4330 Keema Ave.
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916)566-3495
    0.3 9-12 59
  • North Highlands Warren A. Allison Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 417 students
    0.4 miles
    4315 Don Julio Blvd.
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916)566-1810
    0.4 K-6 417
  • Sacramento Foothill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1183 students
    0.6 miles
    5000 Mccloud Dr.
    Sacramento, CA 95842
    (916)566-3445
    0.6 9-12 1183
  • Sacramento Frontier Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 493 students
    0.7 miles
    6691 Silverthorne Cir.
    Sacramento, CA 95842
    (916)566-1840
    0.7 K-6 493

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