Houston Academy For International Studies

Houston Academy For International Studies serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
Houston Academy For International Studies placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Houston Academy For International Studies ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Houston Academy For International Studies's student population of 487 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Academy For International Studies is ranked within the top 5% 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 Houston Academy For International Studies is 0.59, 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
#186 out of 8043 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
54%
52%
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Black
35%
13%
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White
7%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Houston Academy For International Studies is Hcc Life Skills Program (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Young Women's College Prep Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Hcc Life Skills Program Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 53 students
    0.4 miles
    1301 Alabama St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 718-6882
    0.4 12 53
  • Houston Young Women's College Prep Academy Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 513 students
    0.4 miles
    1906 Cleburne St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1441
    0.4 6-12 513
  • Houston Baylor College Of Medicine Academy At Ryan Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 777 students
    0.5 miles
    2610 Elgin St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1932
    0.5 6-8 777
  • Houston Blackshear Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 Holman Ave
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1481
    0.7 PK-5 494
  • Houston A+up University Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 88 students
    0.8 miles
    3005 Mcgowen St
    Houston, TX 77098
    (832) 519-9590
    0.8 6-8 88

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