Lake Highlands High School

9449 Church Rd, Dallas, TX 75238 | (469) 593-1000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,635
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School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,635 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 907th out of 1,325 high schools in TX.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2010

Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Bob Iden
  • Fax: (469) 593-1030
  • Website: www.richardson.k12.tx.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,635
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 111.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 833 (50.9%)
  • Females: 802 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 77 (4.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 621 (38.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 698 (42.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lake Highlands High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.06%
Black63939.1%
Asian493.0%
Hispanic35821.9%
White58836.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lake Highlands High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade523.2%
10th Grade63238.7%
11th Grade45327.7%
12th Grade49830.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
71.0%
District:
74.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
70.0%
District:
47.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
84.0%
District:
87.2%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.1%
District:
4.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.4
District:
9.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
25.1%
District:
40.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
21.1%
District:
18.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
27.6%
District:
19.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
22.6%
District:
15.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$79,948
District:
$76,172
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,689
District:
$48,557
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,401
District:
$44,528
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,153
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,985
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,617
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$56,001
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Lake Highlands High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
74.9%
District:
74.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
41.0%
District:
41.8%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,043.0
District:
1,054.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
21.6
District:
22.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201041.0%83.0%70.0%
200919.0%81.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.0%95.0%92.0%
200977.0%94.0%87.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%92.0%90.0%
200990.0%93.0%88.0%
200889.0%91.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201076.0%85.0%74.0%
200974.0%82.0%65.0%
200868.0%78.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201076.0%86.0%74.0%
200975.0%81.0%66.0%
200869.0%77.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%97.0%93.0%
200993.0%95.0%90.0%
200892.0%94.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201092.0%95.0%93.0%
200992.0%95.0%92.0%
200892.0%95.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201089.0%95.0%89.0%
200982.0%89.0%81.0%
200878.0%88.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201092.0%95.0%91.0%
200989.0%93.0%85.0%
200881.0%88.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%99.0%98.0%
200998.0%99.0%97.0%
200896.0%98.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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