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Highland School of Technology

Gastonia, NC


Highland School of Technology
1600 N Morris Street
Gastonia, NC  28052
Phone: 704-810-8816
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 554
Type: Regular School  
Highland School of Technology

Highland School of Technology


Metro Area Ranking

#11
Metro Area High School Ranking: Highland School of Technology is ranked #11 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (90th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#32
Statewide High School Ranking: Highland School of Technology is ranked #32 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (94th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Highland School of Technology is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC. Highland School of Technology has an enrollment of approximately 554 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

100.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Highland School of Technology had a Student Growth Score of 100.0. This placed Highland School of Technology in the 99th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 22.5 83rd 17.5
Math 23.5 85th 18.9
Reading 24.6 87th 19.1
Science 22.9 82nd 18.8
Writing 6.4 63rd 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Highland Sch of Technology stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 61% - Level 5 (Superior)
 61% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 84% - Level 4 (Solid)
 84% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 31% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 5 (Superior)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 572
Math 570
Composite Score 1142
SAT Participation Rate 80 %

Highland Sch of Technology had an average SAT score of 1142 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #45 out of 491 NC high schools (91st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Highland Sch of Technology was 80% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 11%
 Black - 11%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 69%
 White - 69%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Highland School of Technology for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Highland School of Technology and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
York Chester Middle School 2 1.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Bessemer City Early College High School 10 2.0 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-13
Carr Elementary School 4 2.2 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 2.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Brookside Elementary School 4 2.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 5 2.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 2.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Huss High School 1 2.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Sherwood Elementary School 3 2.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Warlick Academy 1 3.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Southwest Middle School 3 3.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Friday Middle School 5 3.7 miles Dallas, NC Regular 6-8
North Gaston High School 3 3.8 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-12
Costner Elementary School 5 3.8 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 3.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
H H Beam Elementary School 1 4.0 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Sadler Elementary School 1 4.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Ashbrook High School 3 4.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Holbrook Middle School 6 4.8 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Robinson Elementary School 6 4.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5






 




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