Highlands High School

6601 Guthrie Way
North Highlands, CA 95660
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Highlands High School serves 743 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Highlands High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Highlands High School's student population of 743 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Highlands High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands High School is 0.65, 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 Testing Rank
#6208 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
54%
54%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
20%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTwin Rivers Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highlands High School is Miles P. Richmond (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Village Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillsdale Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Highlands Hillsdale Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 369 students
    0.1 miles
    6469 Guthrie Way
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916) 566-1860
    0.1 K-6 369
  • North Highlands Miles P. Richmond Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
    0.3 miles
    4330 Keema Ave.
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916) 566-3495
    0.3 9-12 57
  • North Highlands Warren A. Allison Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 466 students
    0.4 miles
    4315 Don Julio Blvd.
    North Highlands, CA 95660
    (916) 566-1810
    0.4 K-6 466
  • Sacramento Foothill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,143 student
    0.6 miles
    5000 Mccloud Dr.
    Sacramento, CA 95842
    (916) 566-3445
    0.6 9-12 1,143
  • Sacramento Frontier Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 495 students
    0.7 miles
    6691 Silverthorne Cir.
    Sacramento, CA 95842
    (916) 566-1840
    0.7 K-6 495

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