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Heights High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5301 N Hillside
Wichita, KS 67219
Phone
(316) 973-1400
District
WICHITA
County
SEDGWICK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1187
Classroom Teachers
80

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kansas

2

(10 is best)

Better than 13.4% of KS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Heights High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

40 30 20 10 0
15%
26%
17%
28%
12%
24%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
10
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 300 25.3%
Grade 10 321 27.0%
Grade 11 292 24.6%
Grade 12 274 23.1%
Total 1187 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 36.4% 33.3% 66.7%
Black 37.5% 21.6% 7.3%
Hispanic 21.7% 39.1% 21.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 4.9% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.6% 77.0% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.2% 67.4% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 9.6% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 327,266 2,937,880
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,164.2 35
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.6% 20.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.8% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.8% 24.4%
65 OR OLDER 14.8% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 133,336 1,141,985
Single Parent Households With Children 12.2% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.2% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.5% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.0% 11.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.1% 15.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.6% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 18.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.1% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 13.3%
$15,000 or less 13.0% 9.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,624 $324,019,584 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,228 $60,068,848 9.3%
Staff $636 $31,110,576 4.8%
General Administration $122 $5,967,752 0.9%
School Administration $762 $37,273,992 5.8%
Operation $1,121 $54,834,836 8.5%
Transportation $520 $25,436,320 3.9%
Other $499 $24,409,084 3.8%
Total Support $4,890 $239,199,240 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,721 $84,184,436 13.0%
Total Expenditures $13,235 $647,403,260 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,148 $3,444,109,629 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $709 $341,682,379 4.9%
Staff $453 $218,217,869 3.1%
General Administration $279 $134,196,271 1.9%
School Administration $670 $322,959,847 4.7%
Operation $1,180 $568,579,991 8.2%
Transportation $489 $235,433,797 3.4%
Other $314 $151,055,193 2.2%
Total Support $4,093 $1,972,201,562 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,155 $1,520,260,737 21.9%
Total Expenditures $14,396 $6,936,593,501 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%