PROFICIENCY 30% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Twin Rivers Unified
34%Rio Linda

Highlands High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Twin Rivers Unified" in Rio Linda, CA. There are a total of 821 students and 38 teachers at Highlands High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 608 free lunch students and 57 reduced lunch students.

Highlands High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 23% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch608
Reduced lunch57


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Highlands High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School40-44%

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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Highlands High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 27.6% 21.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 14.0% 16.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.0% 10.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.5% 44.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.2% 5.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Rio Linda demographics profile

StatisticRio LindaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)27123291
Median age32.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)25%52%55%
Speak English96%56%79%
Speak Spanish1%29%13%

Education level achieved in Rio Linda

IndexRio LindaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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