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2014-15 Student Parking Procedures
Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, Highland High School will move to a web-based parking system through a company called Web Parking Software. The program will reduce the amount of paperwork, allow students to purchase their pass online and will also enable immediate communication between HHS administration and parking registrants. Most importantly, this system will help to improve the safety of student drivers using the parking area. Parking passes will cost $38.00 and payment must be made to the online service, Web Parking Software.
Please note that students must have a permit purchased to drive to school; this includes the first day of school. The parking pass must be hang from the rear view mirror (information side facing out).
Registering your vehicle:
From the Highland High School website, there is a direct link to the company. Once on the website, you will be directed to set up an account, register your vehicle and process payment. You may also request a spot number. The company will mail the pass directly to you, the student.
Student code: hornets (all lowercase letters)
Parking permit availability:
Parking permits (1 per student) will be available to students beginning on the following dates:
- Seniors: July 28, 2014
- Juniors: August 6, 2014
- Sophomores: Sophomores will have the opportunity to purchase parking passes after school begins when it is determined that we can accommodate more student drivers. This will be communicated via school announcements.
Highland High School Ranked Among Top Schools
Highland High School has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best high schools in Ohio and a top high school in the nation for 2014 through their annual Best High School Rankings. Highland High School has earned a Silver Medal and an impressive ranking of 59 in Ohio out of 832 high schools and 1,238 out of 19,400 high schools in the nation. The Best High Schools rankings, which are available online only, are produced in conjunction with the American Institutes for Research, one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. U.S. News has published detailed information on more than 19,400 public high schools, including school-specific data on enrollment, ethnicity, location, school type and results of state assessment proficiency tests and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests. Using some of these data and a comprehensive methodology, the schools were given a College Readiness Index score, with the top-scoring 4,707 schools receiving a gold, silver or bronze medal and - in the case of gold and silver schools - a numerical ranking. Of the numerous Ohio schools ranked in 2014 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, 22 were awarded gold medals, 93 earned silver medals and 129 received bronze medals. For more information, please go to http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools