Highlands Intermediate School

  • Highlands Intermediate School serves 876 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands Intermediate School's student population of 876 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students876 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Intermediate School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.78. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank#67 out of 288 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
49%
29%
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Hispanic
11%
13%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
5%
13%
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Hawaiian
24%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Highlands Intermediate School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
13%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlands Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.680.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlands Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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