United South High School

  • United South High School serves 3,262 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • United South High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, 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.

Top Placements

United South High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • United South High School's student population of 3,262 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 190 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers190 teachers
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School Comparison

  • United South High School is ranked within the top 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 decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of United South High School is 0.01, 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#3480 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
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13%
White
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28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
Diversity Score0.010.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in United South High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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