Hightower High School

3333 Hurricane Ln,

Missouri City, TX, 77459-6353

Tel: (281)634-5240
Grades: 9-12

2,321 students

Hightower High School serves 2,321 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Hightower High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%%.

Overview

The student population of 2321 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,321 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
3%
Hispanic
26%
50%
Black
55%
13%
White
3%
31%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.62
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 35%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 69,659 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
3
Number of Students Managed 69,659
799
Graduation Rate 84
80%
District Total Revenue $595 MM
n/a
District Spending $686 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $8,653
$0
District Spending / Student $9,982
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridge Point High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Billy Baines Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosa Parks Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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