Klein Forest High School

Klein Forest High School serves 3,473 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Klein Forest High School operates within the Klein Independent School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is equal to the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 3473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 220 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,473 students
Klein Forest High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 220 teachers
Klein Forest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Klein Forest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 16:1 14:1
Klein Forest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
Klein Forest High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
51%
50%
Klein Forest High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
28%
13%
Klein Forest High School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
31%
Klein Forest High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Klein Forest High School Sch Ethnicity Klein Forest 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.
0.65 0.64
Klein Forest 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.
57%
44%
Klein Forest 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.
11%
7%
Klein Forest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,001 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Klein Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 46,001 799
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
Klein Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $389 MM $9 MM
Klein Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $445 MM $9 MM
Klein Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,884 $11,947
Klein Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,167 $12,666
Klein 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 Vistas High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wunderlich Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenwood Forest Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Wunderlich Intermediate School
    11800 Misty Vly
    Houston , TX , 77066
    (832)249-5200
    0.1  mi  |  1503  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Greenwood Forest Elementary School
    12100 Misty Vly
    Houston , TX , 77066
    (832)484-5700
    0.3  mi  |  723  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Vistas High School
    Alternative School
    12550 Bammel North Houston
    Houston , TX , 77066
    (832)484-7650
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Houston Kaiser Elementary School
    13430 Bammel North Houston Rd
    Houston , TX , 77066
    (832)484-6100
    0.6  mi  |  892  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Klenk Elementary School
    6111 Bourgeois Rd
    Houston , TX , 77066
    (832)484-6800
    0.7  mi  |  872  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.