Health Careers High School

  • Health Careers High School serves 843 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Health Careers High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Health Careers High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Health Careers High School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Health Careers High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Health Careers High School is 0.67, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#555 out of 7953 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
51%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Graduation Rate≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthside Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Health Careers High School is Daep At Holmgreen (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio Daep At Holmgreen Alternative School
    Grades: 1-11 | 10 students
    0.2 miles
    8580 Ewing Halsell
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210)397-5460
    0.2 1-11 10
  • San Antonio Holmgreen Center Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 75 students
    0.2 miles
    8580 Ewing Halsell
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210)397-5460
    0.2 PK-12 75
  • San Antonio Reddix Center Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 233 students
    0.2 miles
    4711 Sid Katz
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210)397-2401
    0.2 PK-12 233
  • San Antonio Basis San Antonio Pri- Medical Center Campus Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 747 students
    0.8 miles
    8519 Floyd Curl Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210)319-5525
    0.8 K-5 747
  • San Antonio Basis San Antonio- Shavano Campus Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1028 students
    0.8 miles
    2220 Nw Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210)556-4651
    0.8 6-12 1028

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