Davis High School

Davis High School serves 1,613 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Davis 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 1613 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,613 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less 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 19:1 14:1
Hispanic
90%
51%
Black
10%
13%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.18 0.41
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.
89%
53%
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%

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 94% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
Graduation Rate 59% 80%
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
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 Houston Can Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ketelsen Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonMarshall Middle School
    Magnet School
    1115 Noble St
    HoustonTX 77009
    (713)226-2600
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 951 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HoustonKetelsen Elementary School
    600 Quitman
    HoustonTX 77009
    (713)220-5050
    0.4 mi | 655 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonSherman Elementary School
    1909 Mckee St
    HoustonTX 77009
    (713)226-2627
    0.5 mi | 555 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonMartinez C Elementary School
    901 Hayes St
    HoustonTX 77009
    (713)224-1424
    0.5 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonHouston Can Academy Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3401 Hardy St
    HoustonTX 77009
    (713)659-4226
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 424 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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