Highland High School



Highland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 559
10 438
11 459
12 416

Highland High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,872 students in grades 9th through 12th. Highland High School is the 453rd largest public high school in California and the 1,833rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,872
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.56

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Highland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 966
(52%)
18,557
(50%)
 Female 906
(48%)
18,513
(50%)

Highland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,256
(67%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 414
(22%)
9,379
(25%)
 Black 72
(4%)
2,347
(6%)
 Two or More 55
(3%)
668
(2%)
 Asian 48
(3%)
1,328
(4%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
60
(0%)

Highland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 910
(49%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 818
(44%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 144
(8%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Highland High School is ranked 337th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Highland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2064
2006 1965
2007 2073
2008 1860
2009 1925
2010 1897
2011 1935
2012 1872

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25
2006 22.6
2007 19.6
2008 21.3
2009 24
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51501937984496
2006 0.52722646310433
2007 0.49975880366618
2008 0.62634408602151
2009 0.63428571428571
2010 0.62098049551924
2011 0.0077519379844961
2012 0.56303418803419

Compare Highland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 56.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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