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Highland High School
  • Public
  • SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Highland High School is a highly rated, public school located in SALT LAKE CITY, UT. It has 1,822 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Highland High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1270
29 responses
Average ACT
26
290 responses
AP Enrollment
45%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$81,778
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,223
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$356,201
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 93 responses
  • Spirit Week
    25%
  • Freak East
    19%
  • Day of Service
    15%
  • Any sporting event
    14%
  • Assemblies
    10%
  • Prom
    5%
  • Stomps
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,822
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,567
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.9%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 43 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 43 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 43 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$9,448 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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