Furr High School

  • Furr High School serves 1,122 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Furr High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Furr High School's student population of 1,122 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,122 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Furr High School
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Furr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Furr High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#7765 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Furr High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Furr High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
78%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Furr High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Furr High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Furr High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Furr High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.360.64
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Graduation Rate
71%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Furr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Furr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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