Davis High School

  • Davis High School serves 1,704 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Davis 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 1704 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,704 students
Davis High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Davis High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Davis High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Davis High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.23 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 16:1
Davis High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Davis High School Asian Students (1988-1998)
Hispanic
87%
52%
Davis High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
13%
Davis High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
1%
29%
Davis High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Davis High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Davis High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.23 0.41
Davis High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
93%
52%
Davis High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
6%
Davis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Houston Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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