PROFICIENCY 36% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%SALT LAKE DISTRICT
13%Salt Lake City
42%Utah

Highland High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "SALT LAKE DISTRICT" in Salt Lake City, UT. There are a total of 1,632 students and n/a teachers at Highland High, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 640 free lunch students and 113 reduced lunch students.

Highland High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 15% lower than the Utah average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1632
Teachers
Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch640
Reduced lunch113

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment487
Taking some courses330
Taking some courses (not tests)127
Passing some courses166
Passing no courses160

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 487 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 330 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All43%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School43%

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

RaceSchoolDistrictUtahNational
Caucasian 59.8% 40.4% 75.9% 51.1%
African American 4.1% 4.0% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 4.3% 4.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.4% 42.3% 16.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 4.3% 4.2% 1.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 3.5% 2.2% 3.1%

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Salt Lake City demographics profile

StatisticSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Population24,5752,948,427318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,5403491
Median age29.830.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%60%55%
Speak English64%85%79%
Speak Spanish17%10%13%

Education level achieved in Salt Lake City

IndexSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.5%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%
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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.