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Highland Park High School is a public school in Highland Park, IL. It has 1,995 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 137 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Educational Outcomes: The school is amazing and my kids will go there...

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On Teachers: The best teacher a student could ask for

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On Resources & Facilities: very resourceful school, has a lot of amedinities

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On Administration & Policies: very good policies and security

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On Health & Safety: Very safe school, top notch.

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Highland Park High School is a public school in Highland Park, IL. It has 1,995 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 137 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

90%

Test Performance

92
Highland Park High School performed better than 92% of other schools on Illinois math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1870

Based on 17 students surveyed
Math
670
Verbal
610
Writing
590

ACT:
29

Based on 187 students surveyed
Math
29
English
30
Reading
30
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 29% Challenging classes, extracurriculars
  • 21% Charity Drive/FOCUS on the arts
  • 19% Some really passionate teachers
  • 17% An emphasis on art, music, theatre, etc.
  • 14% A safe environment, for the most part

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 35% Physical structure of some parts of building
  • 29% Lunch food
  • 24% The high expectations to do everything possible
  • 6% Very little diversity
  • 6% Some rooms have no A/C

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Work hard
  • 31% Join a club/sport because you meet people
  • 15% Be confident and people will respect you
  • 15% Have an open mind, and don't judge

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Challenging
  • 15% Diverse
  • 15% Exciting
  • 8% Braking borders

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% ALL from the above
  • 33% Charity drive
  • 17% Focus on the Arts every 2 years
  • 8% The strength of the fine arts department

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 7% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.4%
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Female
48.6%
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Racial Diversity

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White
76.8%
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Hispanic
16.9%
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Asian
2.0%
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African American
1.9%
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Multiracial
1.8%
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Native American
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%