Worthing High School

Worthing High School serves 639 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Worthing 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 639 students has declined by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 639 students
Worthing High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Worthing High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Worthing High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Worthing High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Worthing High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
11%
52%
Worthing High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
89%
13%
Worthing High School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.20 0.63
Worthing 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.
74%
53%
Worthing 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.
4%
7%
Worthing High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Houston Independent School District's student population of 209,721 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 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 209,721 747
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 n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $2,175 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,724 n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Pro-vision High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pro-vision Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village At South Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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