Highlands J High School

  • Highlands J High School serves 1,135 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands J High School's student population of 1,135 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands J High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands J High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4948 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
54%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
26%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlands J High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.62n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGoose Creek Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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