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 (1987-2014)
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)
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.
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Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Lake Highlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 71% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,369 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,613 is less than the state average of $11,458. 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 (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 76% 83%
Richardson Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $366 MM $10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,369 $11,604
Richardson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,613 $11,458
Richardson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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