Highland Jr High School



Highland Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 614
8 618
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Jr High School is a public high school of the Gilbert Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 1,232 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,232
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 58

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Highland Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 621
(50%)
9,161
(49%)
 Male 611
(50%)
9,429
(51%)

Highland Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 927
(75%)
12,882
(69%)
 Hispanic 212
(17%)
3,618
(19%)
 Asian 34
(3%)
851
(5%)
 Black 32
(3%)
697
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
341
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
159
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
42
(0%)

Highland Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,229
(100%)
18,501
(100%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
53
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
36
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Highland Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1275
2006 1279
2007 1288
2008 1313
2009 1317
2010 1283
2011 1279
2012 1318
2013 1319
2014 1269
2015 1232

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20
2007 20.1
2008 19.7
2009 21.8
2010 21.9
2011 22
2012 21.5
2013 21.9
2014 21.2
2015 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1443137254902
2006 0.12197028928851
2007 0.15450310559006
2008 0.1957349581112
2009 0.19134396355353
2010 0.23616523772408
2011 0.15011727912432
2012
2013 0.0037907505686126
2014 0.0031520882584712
2015 0.0024350649350649

Compare Highland Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.2%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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