Houston Heights Charter School

  • Houston Heights Charter School serves 220 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Houston Heights Charter School's student population of 220 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Heights Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Heights Charter School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#7291 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
85%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
6%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houston Heights Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.27n/a
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Graduation Rate80-84%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Heights High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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