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Highland Prep
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  • Public, Charter
  • SURPRISE, AZ

Report Card

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

About

15600 W HEARN RD
SURPRISE, AZ 85379

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From Highland Prep

Highland Prep is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) college-preparatory high school. Highland Prep features a rigorous academic program with an emphasis on 21st century preparation defined by critical thinking and inquiry learning. HP believes in tying course content to interrelated themes to increase relevance and application in the interest of preparing students to succeed in the future global arena.

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Highland Prep Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1200
69 responses
Average ACT
25
29 responses
AP Enrollment
48%

Advanced Placement

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The Advanced Placement (AP) program at Highland Prep provides students with an opportunity to earn college credits during their high school career. Advanced Placement courses are taught at a higher and more rigorous level than their regular counterparts. Through Advanced Placement courses, students become prepared to handle coursework, reading, writing and critical thinking at a college level.

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$87,756
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,822
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$352,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
  • Movie Nights, and Barbecues
    25%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Sports
    15%
  • Not everyone gets a trophy here.
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
515
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
40%
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

Highland Prep Reviews

Rating 4.34 out of 5  104 reviews
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