3650 Alabama St
Houston, TX 77004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Yates High School serves 822 students in grades 9-12.
Yates High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 822 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Yates High School's student population of 822 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
822 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Yates High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Yates High School is 0.22, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7773 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
53%
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Black
88%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
73%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Yates High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% TX state average).

What is the graduation rate of Yates High School?

The graduation rate of Yates High School is 73%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.

How many students attend Yates High School?

822 students attend Yates High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of Yates High School students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Yates High School?

Yates High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Yates High School offer ?

Yates High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 822 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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