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

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Houston Academy for International Studies is an above average, public, magnet school located in Houston, TX. It has 495 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1090
182 responses
Average ACT
21
32 responses
AP Enrollment
95%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$52,338
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,041
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$171,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
72%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 124 responses
  • Phoenix Festival
    24%
  • Internships
    19%
  • College and Career Day
    17%
  • Black History
    10%
  • Spirit week
    10%
  • Powderpuff Game
    6%
  • Talent Show
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
495
Free or Reduced Lunch
66%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,258
Teachers in First/Second Year
33.3%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 42 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 42 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 42 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,833 / year
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 38 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 38 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 38 responses

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