Highland School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,103 students in Highland School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Highland School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Highland School District are Highland Junior High School, Tieton Intermediate School and Highland High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Highland School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Highland School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
1,103 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
61 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Highland School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 303 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#197 out of 306 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highland   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highland   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.67
# American Indian Students
1 Student
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
8%
# Hispanic Students
853 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
78%
25%
# Black Students
3 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
224 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
21%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
46
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
60
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
64
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
67
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
79
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
78
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
78
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
89
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
91
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
91
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
97
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
91
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
99
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
73
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,829 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,394 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$14 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$17 MM
$14 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,829
$17,989
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,394
$18,307
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Highland School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Junior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
(509) 678-8800
Grades: 7-8
| 182 students
Rank: #22.
Tieton Intermediate School
Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
711 Franklin Rd
Tieton, WA 98947
(509) 678-8700
Grades: 4-6
| 243 students
Rank: #33.
Highland High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
(509) 678-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 360 students
Rank: #44.
Marcus Whitman-cowiche Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1181 Thompson Rd
Cowiche, WA 98923
(509) 678-8900
Grades: PK-3
| 318 students
Rank: n/an/a
Highland Esd 105 Open Doors
Alternative School
33 S. 2nd Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 728-9871
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Highland School District
  • 17000 SUMMITVIEW RD, COWICHE, WA, 98923-0038
  • (509) 678-8630
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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