4646 Hamilton Wolfe
San Antonio, TX 78229
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Health Careers High School serves 905 students in grades 9-12.
Health Careers High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 905 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Health Careers High School's student population of 905 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Health Careers High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Health Careers High School is 0.63, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2 out of 8043 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
55%
53%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
18%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/27/2020
Challenging curriculum with lots of college-focused elective choices. Teachers with excellent qualifications who really care.
- Posted by Parent - Hchs parent

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 905 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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