PROFICIENCY 16% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
40%Albuquerque
22%New Mexico

Highland High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Albuquerque, NM. There are a total of 1,492 students and 101 teachers at Highland High, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 1,157 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Highland High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.0%, which is 28% lower than the New Mexico average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1492
Teachers100.98
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch1157
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment317
Taking some courses139
Taking some courses (not tests)185
Passing some courses72
Passing no courses67

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Highland High, there are a total of 317 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 139 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All8%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School8%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School24%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Highland High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 11.2% 21.0% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 4.8% 2.2% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 2.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 70.5% 67.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.1% 4.2% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 3.1% 1.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Media Arts Collaborative Charter22%0.4Albuquerque, NM
Whittier Elementary6%0.7Albuquerque, NM
Zia Elementary30%0.8Albuquerque, NM
Bandelier Elementary50%0.9Albuquerque, NM
Native American Comm Academy15%1.1Albuquerque, NM
Cesar Chavez Community School8%1.1Albuquerque, NM
Monte Vista Elementary40%1.1Albuquerque, NM
Wilson Middle School11%1.2Albuquerque, NM
Emerson Elementary12%1.3Albuquerque, NM
Kirtland Elementary10%1.4Albuquerque, NM
Jefferson Middle School24%1.5Albuquerque, NM
Van Buren Middle School8%1.5Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque demographics profile

StatisticAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Population556,8592,082,669318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,9751791
Median age36.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English71%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%28%13%

Education level achieved in Albuquerque

IndexAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.8%1.3%
Source: The Highland High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.