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
9 747
10 869
11 705
12 827

Highland High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Palmdale, CA. It has 3,148 students in grades 9th through 12th. Highland High School is the 47th largest public high school in California and the 182nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.1 to 1.

Total Students: 3,148
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 130.5

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Highland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,595
(51%)
12,699
(51%)
 Female 1,553
(49%)
12,070
(49%)

Highland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,766
(56%)
13,149
(53%)
 White 602
(19%)
4,923
(20%)
 Black 477
(15%)
4,614
(19%)
 Asian 173
(5%)
756
(3%)
 Two or More 104
(3%)
1,031
(4%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
237
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
59
(0%)

Highland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,569
(50%)
11,138
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,358
(43%)
11,794
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 221
(7%)
1,837
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Highland High School is ranked 147th 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 (50.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.5%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3840
2006 3453
2007 3245
2008 2981
2009 2960
2010 3064
2011 3237
2012 3148

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.9
2006 23.9
2007 20.4
2008 24
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26901041666667
2006 0.49956559513467
2007 0.42372881355932
2008 0.37906742703791
2009 0.47364864864865
2010 0.49151436031332
2011 0.09762125424776
2012 0.50158831003812

Compare Highland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.2%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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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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