Houston High School

  • Houston High School serves 391 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Houston High School's student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
19%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houston High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
71%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houston High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
3%
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Two or more races
3%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.460.36
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Graduation Rate80-84%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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