Houston Public School District

306 W ELM ST
HOUSTON , MN 55943 - 0363
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 2,468 students in Houston Public School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Minnesota.
Public High Schools in Houston Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Minnesota public high school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Houston Public School District are Houston Secondary, Minnesota Virtual Academy and Summit Learning Program. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Houston Public School District have a Graduation Rate of 52%, which is less than the Minnesota average of 84%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Houston Secondary, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Minnesota or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public high school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MN)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,105 Schools
# Students
2,693 Students
314,563 Students
# Teachers
152 Teachers
16,724 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Houston Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 515 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 2020-2021 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
0.45
0.54
# American Indian Students
19 Students
6,178 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# Asian Students
53 Students
19,866 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# Hispanic Students
191 Students
30,677 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
10%
# Black Students
261 Students
33,555 Students
% Black Students
10%
11%
# White Students
1,971 Students
208,579 Students
% White Students
73%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
274 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
194 Students
15,434 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
33
451
# Students in K Grade:
132
614
# Students in 1st Grade:
142
689
# Students in 2nd Grade:
157
805
# Students in 3rd Grade:
147
907
# Students in 4th Grade:
191
1,006
# Students in 5th Grade:
183
1,230
# Students in 6th Grade:
203
3,889
# Students in 7th Grade:
223
13,140
# Students in 8th Grade:
271
14,261
# Students in 9th Grade:
243
68,477
# Students in 10th Grade:
225
67,954
# Students in 11th Grade:
244
68,020
# Students in 12th Grade:
299
73,120
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,199 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,481. The school district revenue/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,283 is less than the state median of $14,746. The school district spending/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MN)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,199
$14,481
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,283
$14,746
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Houston Public School District Public High Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Houston Secondary
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: 7-12
| 212 students
Rank: #22.
Minnesota Virtual Academy
Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: K-12
| 2,231 students
Rank: n/an/a
Summit Learning Program
Alternative School
306 W Elm St
Houston, MN 55943
(507) 896-5323
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 4
  • Enrollment: 2,693 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 53% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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