Houston ISD School District

4400 W 18TH ST
HOUSTON , TX 77092 - 8501
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Houston ISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 276 public schools serving 196,943 students in Houston ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Houston ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Houston ISD School District are Debakey H S For Health Prof, Carnegie Vanguard High School and Eastwood Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Houston ISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
276 Schools
9,055 Schools
# Students
196,943 Students
5,372,465 Students
# Teachers
11,750 Teachers
369,164 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Houston ISD School District, which is ranked #663 of all 1,194 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#686 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Houston ISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston ISD  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston ISD  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Houston ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.64
# American Indian Students
397 Students
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8,683 Students
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
121,437 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
62%
53%
# Black Students
44,064 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
22%
13%
# White Students
19,405 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
10%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
149 Students
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,808 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
11,268
217,846
# Students in K Grade:
13,886
361,341
# Students in 1st Grade:
15,108
381,379
# Students in 2nd Grade:
15,159
380,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
15,590
381,044
# Students in 4th Grade:
15,725
385,309
# Students in 5th Grade:
15,963
395,638
# Students in 6th Grade:
13,309
414,487
# Students in 7th Grade:
13,480
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
13,915
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
14,976
436,952
# Students in 10th Grade:
14,001
420,921
# Students in 11th Grade:
12,597
388,558
# Students in 12th Grade:
11,966
364,776
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,602 is higher than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,499 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$2,679 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Houston ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$3,052 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Houston ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,602
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Houston ISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,499
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Houston ISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Houston ISD School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Debakey H S For Health Prof
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2545 Pressler
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 741-2410
Grades: 9-12
| 939 students
Rank: #22.
Carnegie Vanguard High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 732-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 925 students
Rank: #33.
Eastwood Academy
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1315 Dumble
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 924-1697
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #44.
East Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
220 N Milby St
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 847-4809
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #55.
T H Rogers School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5840 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 917-3565
Grades: PK-12
| 999 students
Rank: #66.
West University Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3756 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 295-5215
Grades: PK-5
| 1,141 students
Rank: #77.
Challenge Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5601 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77081
(713) 664-9712
Grades: 9-12
| 486 students
Rank: #88.
Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5445 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 295-5276
Grades: PK-8
| 726 students
Rank: #99.
River Oaks Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2008 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 942-1460
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
Rank: #1010.
Horn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4530 Holly St
Bellaire, TX 77401
(713) 295-5264
Grades: PK-5
| 754 students
Rank: #1111.
North Houston Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8001 Fulton St Bldg C
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 696-6168
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
Rank: #1212.
Roberts Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6000 Greenbriar St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 295-5272
Grades: PK-5
| 689 students
Rank: #1313.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13800 Westerloch Dr
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 368-2150
Grades: PK-5
| 819 students
Rank: #1414.
H S For Law And Justice
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3503 Coyle
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 867-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 488 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Houston Academy For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1810 Stuart
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1430
Grades: 9-12
| 499 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kinder H S For Performing And Visual Arts
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
790 Austin St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 942-1960
Grades: 9-12
| 797 students
Rank: #1717.
Lanier Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 Woodhead St
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 942-1900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,411 students
Rank: #1818.
Project Chrysalis Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4528 Leeland
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 924-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 284 students
Rank: #1919.
Pin Oak Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4601 Glenmont
Bellaire, TX 77401
(713) 295-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,272 students
Rank: #2020.
Oak Forest Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 W 43rd St
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 613-2536
Grades: PK-5
| 864 students
Rank: #2121.
Kolter Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6300 Ave B
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 726-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 726 students
Rank: #2222.
Field Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
703 E 17th St
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 867-5190
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #2323.
Energized For Stem Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7055 Beechnut
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 773-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 432 students
Rank: #2424.
Travis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3311 Beauchamp St
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 802-4790
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #2525.
Condit Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7000 S Third
Bellaire, TX 77401
(713) 295-5255
Grades: PK-5
| 727 students
Rank: #2626.
Twain Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7500 Braes Blvd
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 295-5230
Grades: PK-5
| 859 students
Rank: #2727.
South Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1930 Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 732-3623
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #2828.
Sharpstown International School
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8330 Triola
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 778-3440
Grades: 6-12
| 1,268 students
Rank: #2929.
Lovett Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8814 S Rice Ave
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 295-5258
Grades: PK-5
| 634 students
Rank: #3030.
Harvard Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
810 Harvard St
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 867-5210
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #3131.
Deanda Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7980 Almeda Genoa Rd
Houston, TX 77075
(713) 556-9550
Grades: PK-5
| 603 students
Rank: #3232.
Briarmeadow Charter
Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3601 Dunvale
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 458-5500
Grades: PK-8
| 584 students
Rank: #3333.
Young Women's College Prep Academy
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1906 Cleburne St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1441
Grades: 6-12
| 541 students
Rank: #3434.
Sanchez Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2700 Berkley St
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 845-7472
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #3535.
Burbank Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
216 Tidwell
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 696-2690
Grades: PK-5
| 843 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 276
  • Enrollment: 196,943 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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