Highland Park High School
Best High School in Texas#5
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||HIGHLAND PARK ISD|
|Location||4220 EMERSON AVE
DALLAS, TX 75205
Highland Park High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 5th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Highland Park High School student body is mostly White with a small Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||6|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||2|
|Two or more races||1%||22|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 0.3%
0% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, HIGHLAND PARK H S students are largely wealthy and rank 3rd in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas1st
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Highland Park High School scored an average 98% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||95% or more*||99% or more*|
|Boys||95% or more*||97%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||90% or more*|
|Hispanic||80% or more*||90% or more*|
|Multiracial||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||60% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
|Limited English||suppressed*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1212
The average SAT score for Highland Park High School students in 2015 was 1212.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT58%
Rank in Texas174th
Rating8 out of 10
607 out of 1,046 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (58%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 19% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate44%
AP Pass Rank in Texas13th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Highland Park High School offers 35 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Highland Park High School had 923 taking AP exams with a 927 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||100%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||44%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||15%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||42%|
|AP Courses Offered||35|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
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Highland Park High School
4220 EMERSON AVE
HIGHLAND PARK ISD