Highlands School

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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
North Carolina End-of-Course Tests
Math
83%
State avg: 61%
North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Math
59%
State avg: 55%
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Reading
62%
State avg: 57%
Details
9/10
College readiness
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Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
91%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1492
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
56%
State avg: 64%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
81%
Hispanic
18%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
1%
Asian
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Black
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
179 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
88%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
545 Pierson Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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