Houston High School

423 W Pine
Houston, MO 65483
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Houston High School serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
Houston High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Houston High School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Houston High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1258 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
92%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston High School's ranking?
Houston High School is ranked #1258 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Houston High School often compared to?
Houston High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Licking High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Houston High School?
The graduation rate of Houston High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Houston High School?
343 students attend Houston High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Houston High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houston High School?
Houston High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Houston High School offer ?
Houston High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Houston High School part of?
Houston High School is part of Houston R-I School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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