Highland Park High School

4220 Emerson Ave, Dallas, TX 75205 | (214) 780-3700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,904
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,904 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 26th out of 1,325 high schools in TX.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2007

Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Patrick Cates
  • Fax: (214) 780-3799
  • Website: www.hpisd.org
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,904
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 138.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 971 (51.0%)
  • Females: 933 (49.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Highland Park High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.2%
Black70.4%
Asian603.2%
Hispanic703.7%
White1,76392.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Highland Park High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade48325.4%
10th Grade47725.1%
11th Grade51427.0%
12th Grade43022.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
95.0%
District:
95.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
97.0%
District:
85.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
99.2%
District:
99.2%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.2%
District:
0.2%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
15.3
District:
13.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
15.9%
District:
22.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.3%
District:
21.7%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
28.7%
District:
26.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
30.1%
District:
25.6%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$95,515
District:
$89,544
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$56,991
District:
$55,168
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$57,515
District:
$49,561
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,289
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,016
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,636
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$66,146
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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