North Forest High School

  • North Forest High School serves 1,017 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Forest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • North Forest High School's student population of 1,017 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,017 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of North Forest High School
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Forest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Forest High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#7821 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Forest High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Forest High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
35%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Forest High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
65%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Forest High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Forest High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.460.64
This chart display the diversity score of North Forest High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)
74%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Forest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Forest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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