Sterling High School

  • Sterling High School serves 2,401 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sterling 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Sterling High School's student population of 2,401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 143 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sterling High School is 0.59, 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#5351 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
53%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
26%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGoose Creek CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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