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Overview

School District NameHouston School District
School District Websitehttp://www.houstonmsschools.com
School District Phone Number(662) 456-3332
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools6 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students1,707 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers126 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1

District Comparison

  • Houston School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#17 out of 150 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Houston    School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston    School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston    School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston    School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.590.58
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students5 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students139 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
4%
# of Black Students743 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
44%
48%
# of White Students791 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
46%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students27 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:12736,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:13436,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:13636,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14538,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:15239,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:14039,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:12335,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:11936,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:14135,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:13135,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:11234,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:11032,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:9431,047
# of Ungraded Students:437,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,490 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,678 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$16 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston    School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$17 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston    School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,490$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston    School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,678$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston    School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Houston School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Houston Upper Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    452 Pittsboro Street
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-2797

    Grades: 3-5 | 447 students
  • Houston Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 38%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    632-a Starkville Street
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-5174

    Grades: 6-8 | 391 students
  • Houston High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    634 Starkville Road
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-3320

    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
  • Houston Alternative School Alternative School
    632 Starkville Rd.
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-9491

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Houston Career & Technology Ed. Vocational School
    634-a Starkville Road
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-3748

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Houston Lower Elementary School
    123 Starkville Street
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-3323

    Grades: K-2 | 407 students
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