Houston Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,040 students in Houston Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Public Schools in Houston Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Houston Public School District are Houston Elementary School, Houston Secondary and Minnesota Virtual Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Houston Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Houston Public School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Houston Public School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MN)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,563 Schools
# Students
2,040 Students
885,011 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
55,805 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Houston Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 517 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 53% has increased from 49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MN)
Overall District Rank
#300 out of 522 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Houston Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
53%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.54
# American Indian Students
33 Students
15,032 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
2%
# Asian Students
38 Students
60,079 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
90 Students
82,105 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
154 Students
97,367 Students
% Black Students
8%
11%
# White Students
1,634 Students
587,894 Students
% White Students
80%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
697 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
90 Students
41,690 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
53
22,692
# Students in K Grade:
70
64,137
# Students in 1st Grade:
86
63,559
# Students in 2nd Grade:
87
64,393
# Students in 3rd Grade:
90
65,706
# Students in 4th Grade:
114
67,212
# Students in 5th Grade:
150
67,623
# Students in 6th Grade:
124
66,544
# Students in 7th Grade:
156
66,138
# Students in 8th Grade:
173
66,397
# Students in 9th Grade:
191
67,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
210
66,007
# Students in 11th Grade:
244
66,693
# Students in 12th Grade:
292
70,858
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,823 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,902. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,934 is less than the state median of $15,174. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MN)
Total Revenue
$22 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$22 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,823
$14,902
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,934
$15,174
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Houston Public School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Houston Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
310 S Sherman
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: PK-6
| 289 students
Rank: #22.
Houston Secondary
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: 7-12
| 197 students
Rank: #33.
Minnesota Virtual Academy
Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
306 W Elm Street
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: K-12
| 1,539 students
Summit Learning Program
Alternative School
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Houston Public School District
  • 306 W ELM ST, HOUSTON, MN, 55943-0363
  • (507) 896-5323
  • houston.k12.mn.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,040 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 53% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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