Worthing High School

  • Worthing High School serves 681 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Worthing High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
  • Houston Independent School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 681 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 681 students
Worthing High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Worthing High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Worthing High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Worthing High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Worthing High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Worthing High School Asian Students (1992-2000)
Hispanic
13%
52%
Worthing High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
87%
13%
Worthing High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
29%
Worthing High School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Worthing High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Worthing High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.23 0.41
Worthing High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
52%
Worthing High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Worthing High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Houston Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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