Highlands High School

  • Highlands High School serves 1,809 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 22% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highlands High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Highlands High School's student population of 1,809 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands High 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands High School is 0.18, 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#7677 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlands High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
90%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.180.64
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Highlands High School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highlands High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlands High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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