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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,155 students in Highland School District. Highland School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Highland School District are Tieton Intermediate School, Marcus Whitman-cowiche Elementary School and Highland High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Highland School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 61% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameHighland School District
School District Phone Number(509) 678-8630
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
# of Schools4 Schools2,437 Schools
# of Students1,155 Students1,115,752 Students
# of Teachers71 Teachers60,358 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

Highland School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#158 out of 305 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highland   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highland   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.64
# of American Indian Students3 Students15,565 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# of Asian Students1 Student85,277 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
8%
# of Hispanic Students882 Students257,629 Students
% Hispanic Students
76%
23%
# of Black Students3 Students48,227 Students
% Black Students
n/a
4%
# of White Students250 Students601,824 Students
% White Students
22%
54%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a12,086 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students16 Students88,891 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1115,751
# of Students in Kindergarten:7981,202
# of Students in 1st Grade:7783,119
# of Students in 2nd Grade:9083,362
# of Students in 3rd Grade:9085,872
# of Students in 4th Grade:8987,647
# of Students in 5th Grade:9186,952
# of Students in 6th Grade:9584,497
# of Students in 7th Grade:9482,499
# of Students in 8th Grade:10382,140
# of Students in 9th Grade:7883,879
# of Students in 10th Grade:8682,786
# of Students in 11th Grade:9683,702
# of Students in 12th Grade:7692,344
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,622 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,719. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,255 is higher than the state median of $15,098. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$16 MM$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highland   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$18 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Highland   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,622$14,719
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highland   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,255$15,098
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highland   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Highland School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Tieton Intermediate School Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    711 Franklin Rd
    Tieton, WA 98947
    (509) 673-3141

    Grades: 4-6 | 275 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Marcus Whitman-cowiche Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1181 Thompson Rd
    Cowiche, WA 98923
    (509) 678-4435

    Grades: K-3 | 347 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Highland High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17000 Summitview
    Cowiche, WA 98923
    (509) 678-7268

    Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Highland Junior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17000 Summitview
    Cowiche, WA 98923
    (509) 678-7268

    Grades: 7-8 | 197 students
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