Houston Academy For International Studies

  • Houston Academy For International Studies serves 475 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Houston Academy For International Studies's student population of 475 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Academy For International Studies's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Academy For International Studies is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#420 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
53%
52%
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Black
37%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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