Lake Highlands High School

  • Lake Highlands High School serves 1,707 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Lake Highlands High School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.
  • Richardson Independent School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,707 students
Lake Highlands High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lake Highlands High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Lake Highlands High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lake Highlands High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Lake Highlands High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Lake Highlands High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Lake Highlands High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
29%
13%
Lake Highlands High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
32%
29%
Lake Highlands High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lake Highlands High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lake Highlands High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Highlands High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.41
Lake Highlands High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richardson Independent School District's student population of 38,618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,812 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,069 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 38,618 825
Richardson Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 83%
Richardson Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $376 MM $10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $386 MM $10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,812 $12,126
Richardson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,069 $11,704
Richardson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DallasLake Highlands Freshman Center
    Grades: 9 | 795 students
    0.2 miles
    10200 White Rock Trl
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-1300
    0.29795
  • DallasNorthlake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 597 students
    0.4 miles
    10059 Ravensway Dr
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2300
    0.4PK-6597
  • DallasWhite Rock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 816 students
    0.9 miles
    9229 Chiswell Rd
    DallasTX 75238
    (469)593-2700
    0.9PK-6816
  • DallasMerriman Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 518 students
    1 miles
    7101 Winedale Dr
    DallasTX 75231
    (469)593-2800
    1KG-6518
  • DallasThurgood Marshall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 709 students
    1.1 miles
    9666 Ferris Branch
    DallasTX 75243
    (469)593-6800
    1.1PK-6709

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.