Highland School of Technology #1 ranked public high school in the Charlotte Metro area!


Give it up for Highland School of Technology! There are the number one ranked public high school in the Charlotte Metro area 

U.S News, in conjunction with global nonprofit social science research firm RTI International, evaluates high schools across six measures. College readiness is assigned the highest weight of 30%, followed by state assessment proficiency, 20%; state assessment performance, 20%; college curriculum breadth, 10%; underserved student performance, 10%; and graduation rate, 10%.

Gaston County’s first magnet high school and a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School award winner, Highland is a world-class school that prepares students for a world-class future.  Students complete courses in one of three academies: Health Sciences; Business, Legal, and Information Sciences; and Manufacturing/Engineering Technology and Graphics.