Houston Independent School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 283 public schools in Houston Independent School District, serving 212,908 students.
  • Public school in Houston Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Texas public school average of 78%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 72% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
  • The top ranked public school in Houston Independent School District are West University Elementary School, Horn Elementary School and Project Chrysalis Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Texas public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameHouston Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.houstonisd.org
School District Phone Number(713)556-6005
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools283 Schools8,947 Schools
# of Students212,908 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers11,818 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,195 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.560.64
# of American Indian Students496 Students20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students8,645 Students235,500 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# of Hispanic Students131,350 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
62%
52%
# of Black Students50,838 Students680,292 Students
% Black Students
24%
13%
# of White Students18,989 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
9%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students174 Students8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2,416 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13,783254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:16,086371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:17,270388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:17,579394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:17,955409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:17,502413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:17,334414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:13,901402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:13,945402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:13,386398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:16,525433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:13,649397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:12,249371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:11,744345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,650 is higher than the state average of $10,361. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,694 is higher than the state average of $10,634. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$2,166 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston Independent   School District and average revenue for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$2,175 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston Independent   School District and average spending for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,650$10,361
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston Independent   School District and average revenue per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,694$10,634
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston Independent   School District and average spending per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Houston Independent School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alcott Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5859 Bellfort
    Houston, TX 77033
    (713)732-3540

    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
  • Almeda Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14249 Bridgeport Rd
    Houston, TX 77047
    (713)434-5620

    Grades: PK-5 | 852 students
  • Anderson Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5727 Ludington Dr
    Houston, TX 77035
    (713)726-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Arabic Immersion Magnet School Magnet School
    812 W 28th St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713)556-8940

    Grades: PK-2 | 291 students
  • Ashford Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1815 Shannon Vly Dr
    Houston, TX 77077
    (281)368-2120

    Grades: PK-5 | 679 students
  • Askew Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11200 Wood Lodge Dr
    Houston, TX 77077
    (281)368-2100

    Grades: PK-5 | 883 students
  • Atherton Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2011 Solo St
    Houston, TX 77020
    (713)671-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
  • Attucks Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4330 Bellfort Blvd
    Houston, TX 77051
    (713)732-3670

    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
  • Austin High School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 Dumble
    Houston, TX 77023
    (713)924-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1845 students
  • Barrick Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12001 Winfrey Ln
    Houston, TX 77076
    (281)405-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 692 students
  • Bastian Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5051 Bellfort
    Houston, TX 77033
    (713)732-5830

    Grades: PK-5 | 714 students
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Academy At Ryan Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2610 Elgin St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713)942-1932

    Grades: 6-8 | 777 students
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Biotech Academy At Rusk Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2805 Garrow St
    Houston, TX 77003
    (713)226-4543

    Grades: 4-8 | 388 students
  • Bell Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12323 Shaftsbury Dr
    Houston, TX 77031
    (281)983-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
  • Bellaire High School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5100 Maple
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713)295-3704

    Grades: 9-12 | 3487 students
  • Bellfort Early Childhood Center
    7647 Bellfort
    Houston, TX 77061
    (713)640-0950

    Grades: PK-K | 367 students
  • Benavidez Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6262 Gulfton St
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713)778-3350

    Grades: PK-5 | 981 students
  • Benbrook Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4026 Bolin Rd
    Houston, TX 77092
    (713)613-2502

    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
  • Berry Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2310 Berry Rd
    Houston, TX 77093
    (713)696-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 820 students
  • Black Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1575 Chantilly
    Houston, TX 77018
    (713)613-2505

    Grades: 6-8 | 1090 students
  • Blackshear Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2900 Holman Ave
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713)942-1481

    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
  • Bonham Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8302 Braes River Dr
    Houston, TX 77074
    (713)778-3480

    Grades: PK-5 | 974 students
  • Bonner Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8100 Elrod St
    Houston, TX 77017
    (713)943-5740

    Grades: PK-5 | 878 students
  • Braeburn Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7707 Rampart St
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713)295-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
  • Briargrove Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6145 San Felipe St
    Houston, TX 77057
    (713)917-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 922 students
  • Briarmeadow Charter Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3601 Dunvale
    Houston, TX 77063
    (713)458-5500

    Grades: PK-8 | 612 students
  • Briscoe Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    321 Forest Hill
    Houston, TX 77011
    (713)924-1740

    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
  • Brookline Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6301 S Loop E
    Houston, TX 77087
    (713)845-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 928 students
  • Browning Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    607 Northwood St
    Houston, TX 77009
    (713)867-5140

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
  • Bruce Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    510 Jensen Dr
    Houston, TX 77020
    (713)226-4560

    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
  • Burbank Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 30%
    216 Tidwell
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713)696-2690

    Grades: PK-5 | 929 students
  • Burbank Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 50%
    315 Berry Rd
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713)696-2720

    Grades: 6-8 | 1416 students
  • Burnet Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5403 Canal St
    Houston, TX 77011
    (713)924-1780

    Grades: K-5 | 508 students
  • Burrus Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 E 33rd St
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713)867-5180

    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
  • Bush Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 94%
    Rank: Top 5%
    13800 Westerloch Dr
    Houston, TX 77077
    (281)368-2150

    Grades: PK-5 | 903 students
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