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For the 2021 school year, there are 282 public schools serving 212,908 students in Houston Independent School District. Houston Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Houston Independent School District are Debakey H S For Health Prof, East Early College High School and Carnegie Vanguard High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Houston Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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 Schools8,954 Schools
# of Students212,908 Students5,397,601 Students
# of Teachers11,818 Teachers355,360 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

Houston Independent School District, which is ranked #643 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#578 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Houston Independent   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.560.64
# of American Indian Students496 Students20,586 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students8,645 Students235,497 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# of Hispanic Students131,350 Students2,826,373 Students
% Hispanic Students
62%
52%
# of Black Students50,838 Students680,227 Students
% Black Students
24%
13%
# of White Students18,989 Students1,504,461 Students
% White Students
9%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students174 Students8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2,416 Students122,430 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:17,502413,364
# of Students in 5th Grade:17,334413,931
# 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 $11,589 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,041 is higher than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$2,468 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$2,989 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,589$12,556
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,041$12,335
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Houston Independent School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Debakey H S For Health Prof Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3100 Shenandoah St
    Houston, TX 77021
    (713) 741-2410

    Grades: 9-12 | 890 students
  • Rank: #22.
    East Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    220 N Milby St
    Houston, TX 77003
    (713) 847-4809

    Grades: 9-12 | 485 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Carnegie Vanguard High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1501 Taft
    Houston, TX 77019
    (713) 732-3690

    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Eastwood Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1315 Dumble
    Houston, TX 77023
    (713) 924-1697

    Grades: 9-12 | 427 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    T H Rogers School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5840 San Felipe St
    Houston, TX 77057
    (713) 917-3565

    Grades: PK-12 | 971 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    West University Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3756 University Blvd
    Houston, TX 77005
    (713) 295-5215

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,304 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Horn Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4530 Holly St
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-5264

    Grades: PK-5 | 857 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Roberts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6000 Greenbriar St
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 295-5272

    Grades: PK-5 | 759 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Lanier Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 Woodhead St
    Houston, TX 77098
    (713) 942-1900

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,469 student
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    River Oaks Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2008 Kirby Dr
    Houston, TX 77019
    (713) 942-1460

    Grades: K-5 | 645 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Bush Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13800 Westerloch Dr
    Houston, TX 77077
    (281) 368-2150

    Grades: PK-5 | 903 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Mandarin Immersion Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5445 W Alabama
    Houston, TX 77056
    (713) 295-5276

    Grades: PK-7 | 638 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Challenge Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5601 W Loop S
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713) 664-9712

    Grades: 9-12 | 468 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Field Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    703 E 17th St
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 867-5190

    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Project Chrysalis Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4528 Leeland
    Houston, TX 77023
    (713) 924-1700

    Grades: 6-8 | 263 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Twain Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7500 Braes Blvd
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5230

    Grades: PK-5 | 884 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    North Houston Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8001 Fulton St Bldg C
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713) 696-6168

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Pin Oak Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4601 Glenmont
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,246 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Condit Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7000 S Third
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-5255

    Grades: PK-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Kolter Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9710 Runnymeade Dr
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 726-3630

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Oak Forest Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1401 W 43rd St
    Houston, TX 77018
    (713) 613-2536

    Grades: PK-5 | 874 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    H S For Law And Justice Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4701 Dickson St
    Houston, TX 77007
    (713) 867-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 430 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Houston Academy For International Studies Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1810 Stuart
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1430

    Grades: 9-12 | 487 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Perfor & Visual Arts High School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4001 Stanford
    Houston, TX 77006
    (713) 942-1960

    Grades: 9-12 | 753 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Lovett Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8814 S Rice Ave
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 295-5258

    Grades: PK-5 | 710 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Travis Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3311 Beauchamp St
    Houston, TX 77009
    (713) 802-4790

    Grades: K-5 | 711 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Lyons Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    800 Roxella Rd
    Houston, TX 77076
    (713) 696-2870

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,035 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Energized For Stem Academy Southwest Middle School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7055 Beechnut
    Houston, TX 77074
    (713) 773-3600

    Grades: 6-8 | 202 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Park Place Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8235 Park Pl Blvd
    Houston, TX 77017
    (713) 845-7458

    Grades: PK-5 | 949 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Sharpstown International School Magnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8330 Triola
    Houston, TX 77036
    (713) 778-3440

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,119 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Briarmeadow Charter Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3601 Dunvale
    Houston, TX 77063
    (713) 458-5500

    Grades: PK-8 | 612 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Harvard Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    810 Harvard St
    Houston, TX 77007
    (713) 867-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Poe Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5100 Hazard St
    Houston, TX 77098
    (713) 535-3780

    Grades: PK-5 | 881 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Baylor College Of Medicine Academy At Ryan Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2610 Elgin St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1932

    Grades: 6-8 | 777 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Red Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4520 Tonawanda Dr
    Houston, TX 77035
    (713) 726-3638

    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
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