Highland Park High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#98
College Readiness Index
76.1
Geometry Proficiency
3.8
Reading Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,026 Students
  • 137 Teachers

Highland Park High School
4220 EMERSON AVE
DALLAS, TX 75205

Phone: (214) 780-3700

District: Highland Park Independent School District

Overview

Highland Park High School is ranked 14th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Highland Park High School is 87 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 10 percent. Highland Park High School is 1 of 2 high schools in the Highland Park Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#98
State Rank
#14
STEM Rank
#215

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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 2,026
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 10%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 0%
Full-Time Teachers 137

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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 Reading 83%
Proficient in Geometry 97%
College Readiness Index 76.1

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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 2
Total Students 2,255
Proficient in Reading (district average) 61%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 77%
College Readiness (district average) 41.1

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