Sharpstown High School

Sharpstown High School serves 1,328 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Sharpstown High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1328 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,328 students
Sharpstown High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Sharpstown High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sharpstown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Sharpstown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Sharpstown High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
64%
51%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
32%
13%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
3%
30%
Sharpstown High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sharpstown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.41
Sharpstown High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
53%
Sharpstown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Sharpstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,158 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,481 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,398 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 59% 80%
Houston Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alief Isd J J A E P (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sugar Grove Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bonham Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HoustonSugar Grove Academy
    8405 Bonhomme
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)271-0214
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 715 students                      
  • HoustonBonham Elementary School
    8302 Braes River Dr
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)778-3480
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 957 students                      
  • HoustonGirls & Boys Prep Academy Elementary School
    Charter School
    8282 Bissonnet
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)270-2006
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 453 students                      
  • HoustonMcnamara Elementary School
    8714 Mcavoy Dr
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)778-3460
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 789 students                      
  • HoustonAlief Isd J J A E P
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)755-4766
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-11 | 8 students                      

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