Lake Highlands High School

9449 Church Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Highlands High School serves 2,793 students in grades 9-12.
Lake Highlands High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lake Highlands High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Lake Highlands High School's student population of 2,793 students has grown by 55% over five school years.
The teacher population of 180 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers180 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Highlands High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Highlands High School is 0.72, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5885 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake Highlands High School is Emmett J Conrad High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Meadow J High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northlake Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Northlake Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 595 students
    0.4 miles
    10059 Ravensway Dr
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-2300
    0.4 PK-6 595
  • Dallas White Rock Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 925 students
    0.9 miles
    9229 Chiswell Rd
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-2700
    0.9 K-6 925
  • Dallas Merriman Park Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 575 students
    1.0 miles
    7101 Winedale Dr
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (469) 593-2800
    1 PK-6 575
  • Dallas Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 639 students
    1.1 miles
    9666 Ferris Branch
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-6800
    1.1 PK-6 639
  • Dallas Forest Meadow J High School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 784 students
    1.2 miles
    9373 Whitehurst Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-1500
    1.2 7-8 784

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