Lake Highlands High School

  • Lake Highlands High School serves 1,707 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TX average of 15:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,707 students
Lake Highlands High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lake Highlands High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
Lake Highlands High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLake Highlands High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Lake Highlands High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lake Highlands High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Highlands High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.720.63
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 (1995-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 increased from 72% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,257 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,094 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed38,618825
Richardson Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate76%83%
Richardson Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$352 MM$9 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$346 MM$10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,257$12,250
Richardson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,094$12,682
Richardson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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