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

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Highlands High School is a top rated, public school located in Fort Thomas, KY. It has 1,029 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.

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Highlands High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1290
40 responses
Average ACT
28
407 responses
AP Enrollment
51%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$78,972
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$907
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$227,600
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
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 55 responses
  • After prom party
    24%
  • Football games
    24%
  • End of the year Highlander News Show
    15%
  • Senior Week
    15%
  • Dixie Chili after football games
    9%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,029
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,062
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.8%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$13,947 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 30 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 30 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 30 responses

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