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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    D
Highland High School is an above average, public school located in Salt Lake City, UT. It has 1,682 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.
Address
2166 S 1700 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Telephone
(801) 484-4343

Highland High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1250
25 responses
Average ACT
26
196 responses
AP Enrollment
37%
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$71,716
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,099
National
$949
Median Home Value
$307,235
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.23 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 81 responses
Report
  • Spirit Week
    26%
  • Freak East
    20%
  • Day of Service
    15%
  • Any sporting event
    14%
  • Assemblies
    10%
  • Prom
    6%
  • Stomps
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,682
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,567
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.40 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.40 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.40 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,448/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.41 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.41 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.41 responses
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I love it here at Highland High. Here at Highland, there is so much diversity and talent. Highland is one of those places where you can express who you are as an individual. The academics here are highly exceptional and the teachers here are amazing. At every event, almost everyone is willing to participate to show how strong we are as a whole and as well as our school spirit. Go Rams!
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Highland High School has a lot of great classes to choose from with some excellent techers! The faculty is very nice and excited to help students with anything they can, whether it is questions about classes or trying to become college ready.
Wonderful teachers and challenging courses! Highland offers a variety of clubs and activities. There is a diverse student body, which provides a learning experience in itself!