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Houston Independent School District
  • HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Houston Independent School District is a public school district located in HOUSTON, TX. It has 210,061 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 41% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
41%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1120
9,665 responses
Average ACT
26
1,655 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
210,061
Free or Reduced Lunch
77%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,258
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.1%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$13,833 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    52%
  • Support Services
    42%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$82,999
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,204
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$423,812
National
$217,500

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