Accountability rating

Met standard

Highland Park ISD: A

Total students

2,180

Avg. teacher experience

14.8 years

Highland Park ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.8 %

Highland Park ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

Highland Park High School is a high school in Dallas, TX, in the Highland Park ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 2,180 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 11.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,177, which is $2,843 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Highland Park High School was 1309. The average ACT score was 27.6. In the Class of 2017, 98.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Address

4220 Emerson Ave
Dallas, TX 75205-1099

Office phone number

(214) 780-3700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Highland Park High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,180

African American

11 (0.5%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.3%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

145 (6.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

112 (5.1%)

Highland Park ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1,881 (86.3%)

Highland Park ISD: 84.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

23 (1.1%)

Highland Park ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.5%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

6.7%

Hispanic

5.1%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

86.3%

Two or more races

1.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

11.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Highland Park ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

11.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

N/A

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.6 %

Highland Park ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

36.8 %

Highland Park ISD: 14.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

17.3 %

Highland Park ISD: 13%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

7 %

Highland Park ISD: 9%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Career and technical

36.8%

Gifted and talented

17.3%

Special education

7.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Highland Park ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Highland Park ISD: A

School progress

N/A

Highland Park ISD: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Highland Park ISD: A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.8 %

Highland Park ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Highland Park ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

95.7 %

Highland Park ISD: 95.7%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

White

98.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Highland Park ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

95.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

98.9%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0.1 %

Highland Park ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

79.5 %

Highland Park ISD: 79.5%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

42.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

90 %

Highland Park ISD: 90%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

65.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 65.9%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 24.4%

White

79.8 %

Highland Park ISD: 79.8%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

69.2 %

Highland Park ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

77.5 %

Highland Park ISD: 77.5%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

93.3 %

Highland Park ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

75.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 75.9%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Highland Park ISD: Masked

Statewide: 46.8%

White

76.7 %

Highland Park ISD: 76.7%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

77.8 %

Highland Park ISD: 77.8%

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1309

Highland Park ISD: 1309

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

27.6

Highland Park ISD: 27.6

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2017.

Reading

91.5 %

Highland Park ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

89.9 %

Highland Park ISD: 89.9%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

89.2 %

Highland Park ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

91.5%

Math

89.9%

Reading + Math

89.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

149.5

African American

1 (0.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3.6 (2.4%)

Highland Park ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

8 (5.4%)

Highland Park ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

133.8 (89.5%)

Highland Park ISD: 92.7%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

1 (0.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

43.2 (28.9%)

Highland Park ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

100.7 (67.4%)

Highland Park ISD: 66.9%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

5.5 (3.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

14.6

Highland Park ISD: 15.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.8 years

Highland Park ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,177

Highland Park ISD: $55,319

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$49,181

Highland Park ISD: $49,187

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$50,682

Highland Park ISD: $50,606

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$52,511

Highland Park ISD: $52,400

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$55,791

Highland Park ISD: $55,452

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$64,368

Highland Park ISD: $63,855

Statewide: $61,428

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