Highlands High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#338
College Readiness Index
54.8
Algebra Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 820 Students
  • 48 Teachers

Highlands High School
2400 MEMORIAL PARKWAY
FORT THOMAS, KY 41075

Phone: (859) 781-5900

District: Fort Thomas Independent

Overview

Highlands High School is ranked 3rd within Kentucky. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Highlands High School is 68 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 5 percent. Highlands High School is the only high school in the Fort Thomas Independent.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#338
State Rank
#3

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 820
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 5%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 15%
Full-Time Teachers 48

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 88%
Proficient in Algebra 81%
College Readiness Index 54.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 820
Proficient in English (district average) 88%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 81%
College Readiness (district average) 54.8

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