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Highland School of Technology
  • Public, Magnet
  • GASTONIA, NC

Report Card

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

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Highland School of Technology is a top rated, public, magnet school located in GASTONIA, NC. It has 553 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1190
242 responses
Average ACT
26
101 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$49,460
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$155,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 105 responses
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Senior Toga Day
    13%
  • Homecoming Game
    12%
  • Trips to FBLA state competitions
    11%
  • Senior Steak Lunch
    9%
  • Trips to HOSA states
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
553
Free or Reduced Lunch
25%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
26%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,495
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.1%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 39 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 39 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,931 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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