Worthing High School

Worthing High School serves 807 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Worthing 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 807 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 807 students
Worthing High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Worthing High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Worthing High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 17:1 14:1
Worthing High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Worthing High School Asian (1992-2000)
Hispanic
10%
50%
Worthing High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
88%
13%
Worthing High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
31%
Worthing High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Worthing High School Sch Ethnicity Worthing High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.22 0.41
Worthing High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
22%
44%
Worthing High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Worthing High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 10% 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
278
4
Number of Students Managed 221,759 730
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 59% 80%
Houston Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vision Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pro-vision School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village At South Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • HoustonVillage At South Park Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    9133 Scott St
    HoustonTX 77051
    (713)734-7989
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • HoustonPro-vision School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4590 Wilmington
    HoustonTX 77051
    (713)748-0030
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 131 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • HoustonVision Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4590 Wilmington St
    HoustonTX 77051
    (713)748-0030
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 68 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • HoustonReynolds Elementary School
    9601 Rosehaven Dr
    HoustonTX 77051
    (713)731-5590
    0.6 mi | 556 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carnegie Vanguard High School
    Magnet School
    10401 Scott St
    HoustonTX 77051
    (713)732-3694
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 523 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Houston, TX public schools have a 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Houston is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.