PROFICIENCY 13% 66% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #72 of 89 in Wichita
  • Ranked #79 of 96 in Wichita
  • Ranked #1217 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages
26%Wichita
9%Wichita
38%Kansas

Heights High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wichita" in Wichita, KS. There are a total of 1,201 students and 96 teachers at Heights High, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 544 free lunch students and 101 reduced lunch students.

Heights High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.0%, which is 66% lower than the Kansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1201
Teachers95.7
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch544
Reduced lunch101

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment196
Taking some courses181
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses40
Passing no courses138

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 Heights High, there are a total of 196 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 181 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

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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Heights High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKansasNational
Caucasian 40.8% 34.3% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 32.0% 18.2% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 4.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.1% 32.9% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.5% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.8% 8.4% 4.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Stucky Middle School16%1.3Wichita, KS
Chisholm Trail Elementary41%1.6Park City, KS
Isely Traditional Magnet Elementary41%2.1Bel Aire, KS
Earhart Environ Magnet Elementary50%2.7Wichita, KS
Brooks Magnet Middle School22%3.1Wichita, KS
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary15%3.2Wichita, KS
Northeast Magnet High School37%3.3Bel Aire, KS
Ortiz Elementary School20%3.5Wichita, KS
Gordon Parks Academy9%3.5Wichita, KS
Gammon Elementary45%3.6Wichita, KS
Jackson Elementary32%3.7Wichita, KS
Mueller Aerospace/engineering Discovery Magne25%4.2Wichita, KS

Wichita demographics profile

StatisticWichitaKansasNational
Population388,0332,898,292318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4163591
Median age34.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%59%55%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%8%13%

Education level achieved in Wichita

IndexWichitaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.9%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Heights High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.