Houston Secondary

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Houston Secondary serves 197 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Houston Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Houston Secondary's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Houston Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Secondary is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#563 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.130.54
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Houston Secondary is Minnesota Virtual Academy (0.0 miles away)
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