Taylor High School

  • Taylor High School serves 3,223 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 47% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than 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%.

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School Overview

  • Taylor High School's student population of 3,223 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,223 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Taylor High School
Total Classroom Teachers183 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Taylor High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Taylor High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6859 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Taylor High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
34%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taylor High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.63n/a
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Graduation Rate
86%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taylor High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taylor High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlief Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Kerr High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 804 students
    0.3 miles
    8150 Sugarland Howell
    Houston, TX 77083
    (281)983-8484
    0.3 9-12 804
  • Houston Hicks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 811 students
    0.7 miles
    8520 Hemlock Hill Dr
    Houston, TX 77083
    (281)983-8040
    0.7 PK-4 811
  • Houston Hearne Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 1028 students
    0.9 miles
    13939 Rio Bonito
    Houston, TX 77083
    (281)983-8333
    0.9 PK-4 1028
  • Houston Kipp Academy West Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 5-6 | 222 students
    1.0 miles
    8500 Hwy 6 S
    Houston, TX 77074
    (832)328-1051
    1.0 5-6 222
  • Houston Kipp Unity Primary Charter School
    Grades: K-1 | 243 students
    1.0 miles
    8500 Hwy 6 S
    Houston, TX 77074
    (832)328-1051
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School Reviews

  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
I teach there and feel that discipline is a serious problem. The administration does not back up the teachers. Also, we are quietly told to pass along all kids. The kids know that they can turn late work -very late- and get full credit. The students don`t know how to write a complete thought using correct grammar. The students are overall very disresoectful to adults and each other. There us also a very serious attendance and tardy issue.
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This school shouldn't be open. Their staff and principal are corrupt and are racist when alone with students. I highly suggest that the staff be replaced so special education can be treated with respect and not demeaning staff members looking to hurt them. The staff needs to be checked. Also, I heard from my son and his friends that the food there has hair in it! Parents should not send their children to this school. I am taking mine out as soon as possible. -A concerned parent of a sophmore.
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