Highlands High School

  • Highlands High School serves 15 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 65%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highlands High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Highlands High School's student population of 15 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students15 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Highlands High School
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Highlands High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Highlands High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,576 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)<50%
65%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:119:1
American Indian
34%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highlands High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highlands High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
34%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands High School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highlands High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 WA.
Diversity Score0.700.41
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Highlands High School and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
37%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmak School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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