Houston High School

  • Houston High School serves 1,883 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Houston High School's student population of 1,883 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,883 students
This chart display total students of Houston High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Houston High School
Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Houston High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Houston High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston High School is 0.48, 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 (TN)
Overall School Rank#274 out of 573 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Asian
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Houston High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Houston High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houston High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houston High School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Houston High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 TN.
Diversity Score0.48n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Houston High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Houston High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGermantown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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