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Houston High School
  • Public
  • BIG LAKE, AK

Report Card

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

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Houston High School is a public school located in BIG LAKE, AK. It has 336 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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12501 W HAWK LANE
BIG LAKE, AK 99652
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1050
19 responses
Average ACT
21
7 responses
AP Enrollment
4%

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Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$52,955
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$971
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$163,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 13 responses
  • Prom
    23%
  • Spirit weeks
    23%
  • Basketball
    15%
  • Soccer
    15%
  • Volleyball
    15%
  • Dances
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
336
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,775 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

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