Sharpstown High School

  • Sharpstown High School serves 1,558 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Sharpstown High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
  • Houston Independent School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1558 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,558 students
Sharpstown High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sharpstown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Sharpstown High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSharpstown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
Sharpstown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Sharpstown High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
72%
52%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
24%
13%
Sharpstown High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
29%
Sharpstown High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Sharpstown High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsSharpstown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.430.63
Sharpstown High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
52%
Sharpstown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Sharpstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 53% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,650 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,694 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
279
3
Number of Students Managed211,583825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate66%83%
Houston Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,166 MM$9 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,175 MM$10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,650$12,250
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,694$12,682
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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