South Houston High School

3820 S Shaver
South Houston, TX 77587
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Houston High School serves 2,902 students in grades 9-12.
South Houston 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Houston High School's student population of 2,902 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 191 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,902 students
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Total Classroom Teachers191 teachers
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School Comparison

South Houston High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Houston High School is 0.22, 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 Testing Rank
#6586 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
88%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Houston High School is Yes Prep - Southeast (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller Intermediate School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pearl Hall Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Houston Pearl Hall Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 751 students
    0.4 miles
    1504 9th St
    South Houston, TX 77587
    (713) 740-0688
    0.4 PK-4 751
  • Pasadena Miller Intermediate School Math: 56% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 785 students
    0.7 miles
    1002 Fairmont Pkwy
    Pasadena, TX 77504
    (713) 740-0450
    0.7 7-8 785
  • Pasadena Young Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 606 students
    0.7 miles
    4221 Fox Meadow Ln
    Pasadena, TX 77504
    (713) 740-0784
    0.7 PK-4 606
  • South Houston L F Smith Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 688 students
    1.0 miles
    1401 Ave A
    South Houston, TX 77587
    (713) 740-0720
    1 PK-4 688
  • Houston Yes Prep - Southeast Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 997 students
    1.0 miles
    353 Crenshaw Rd
    Houston, TX 77034
    (713) 967-9400
    1 6-12 997

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