306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Houston Secondary serves 212 students in grades 7-12.
Houston Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Houston Secondary ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Houston Secondary's student population of 212 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Secondary is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#655 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
93%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houston Secondary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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2   8/2/2010
My child is getting bullied and getting picked on she comes home crying
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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