9449 Church Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Lake Highlands High School serves 2,780 students in grades 9-12.
Lake Highlands High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Lake Highlands High School's student population of 2,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 190 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,780 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
190 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lake Highlands High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Highlands High School is 0.71, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3941 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
53%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
28%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,780 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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