Highland Technical High School is located in Anchorage, AK and is one of 97 schools in Anchorage School District. It is a magnet school that serves 236 students in grades 6-12.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Highland Technical High School made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alaska in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Highland Technical High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
I have trouble understanding the grading system. I never know when my child is doing good or not so good. Communication with the the school staff is irritating at best. I do not recommend HTH to any parent who wishes to keep up with your child's progress.
by a Parent
on Feb 11, 2010
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In 2010, Highland Technical High School had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alaska had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Anchorage School District spends $12,894 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 41% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Anchorage School District District
In 2011, Highland Technical High School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alaska average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.