Sam Houston High School

  • Sam Houston High School serves 1,244 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sam Houston High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Sam Houston High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Sam Houston High School's student population of 1,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sam Houston High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sam Houston High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#253 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sam Houston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
11%
44%
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White
85%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.280.61
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Graduation Rate
90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Houston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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