Hightower High School

  • Hightower High School serves 2,219 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Hightower High School operates within the Fort Bend Independent School District.
  • Fort Bend Independent School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2219 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 133 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,219 students
Hightower High School Total Students (2000-2016)
Gender %Hightower High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers133 teachers
Hightower High School Total Teachers (2000-2016)
Students by GradeHightower High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 Ratio17:115:1
Hightower High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2016)
Asian
11%
4%
Hightower High School Asian Students (2000-2016)
Hispanic
28%
52%
Hightower High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
58%
13%
Hightower High School Black Students (2000-2016)
White
1%
29%
Hightower High School White Students (2000-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Hightower High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHightower High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.63
Hightower High School Diversity Score (2000-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
Hightower High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
Hightower High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Fort Bend Independent School District's student population of 73,115 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 87% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,977 in this district is less than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,092 is less than the state average of $11,112. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed73,115832
Fort Bend Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate86%83%
Fort Bend Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2016)
District Total Revenue$625 MM$9 MM
Fort Bend Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$702 MM$9 MM
Fort Bend Independent School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,977$10,798
Fort Bend Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,092$11,112
Fort Bend Independent School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Did You Know?
Texas public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Texas is Harmony Science Academy (austin) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.