Houston Heights Charter School

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Houston Heights Charter School serves 204 students in grades 9-12.
Houston Heights Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Houston Heights Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Houston Heights Charter School's student population of 204 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Heights Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Heights Charter School is 0.34, 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
#7903 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
80%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
5%
28%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.340.64
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Houston Heights Charter School is Heights High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Love Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Love Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    0.2 miles
    1120 W 13th St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 867-0840
    0.2 PK-5 410
  • Houston Heights High School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,360 students
    0.4 miles
    413 E 13th St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 865-4400
    0.4 9-12 2,360
  • Houston Harvard Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    0.7 miles
    810 Harvard St
    Houston, TX 77007
    (713) 867-5210
    0.7 PK-5 675
  • Houston Helms Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    0.9 miles
    503 W 21st St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 867-5130
    0.9 PK-5 477
  • Houston Hamilton Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,383 student
    1.0 miles
    139 E 20th St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 802-4725
    1 6-8 1,383

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