Sharpstown High School

Sharpstown High School serves 1,358 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Sharpstown High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
Houston Independent School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1358 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,358 students
Sharpstown High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sharpstown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Sharpstown High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Sharpstown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 16:1
Sharpstown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Sharpstown High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
67%
52%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
28%
13%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
2%
29%
Sharpstown High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.48 0.41
Sharpstown High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1994-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Sharpstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 53% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,680 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,724 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 211,552 838
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Houston Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,166 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,175 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 $12,250
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,724 $12,682
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Alief Isd J J A E P High School (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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    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    0.3 miles
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    (713)271-0214
    0.36-8737
  • HoustonBonham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1059 students
    0.4 miles
    8302 Braes River Dr
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)778-3480
    0.4PK-51059
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    0.7 miles
    2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)755-4766
    0.77-1212
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    Grades: 6-12 | 208 students
    0.7 miles
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    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)394-3500
    0.76-12208
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    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    0.7 miles
    8282 Bissonnet
    HoustonTX 77074
    (713)270-2006
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