A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
935 Echo Ln
Houston, TX 77024
Telephone
(713) 251-2500

Memorial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
90%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
304 responses
Average ACT
29
170 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • Junior bash
    21%
  • Footbal games
    17%
  • Pep-rally
    17%
  • Going home
    14%
  • Cotillion
    10%
  • Junior bake sale
    7%
  • I love being a part of the choir program
    5%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,600
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.2%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.36 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.36 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,477/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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Many of the teachers are good but there are a few who are very difficult and confusing. Overall some of the bathrooms are a little gross and some do not have working locks. Sometimes, the students are treated like little kids by the principals and there is a semi-unfair dress code. Students are not allowed to wear running short or athletic skirts because some of them are considered short. Girls have to wear leggings or jeans or jean shorts which sometimes seem too fancy for school simply because they are not allowed to wear athletic shorts and skirts. It can be really hot in some of the classrooms and outdoors during the summer/early fall months of school and many girls wear leggings or jeans to school. However, despite these, the school offers up a challenging curriculum that forces students to live up to their full potentials.
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The academics here are very difficult especially in the AP courses. For the most part, teachers are approachable and willing to help, but a student must directly approach them for help. There are no elective courses offered related to international affairs, nor is there any offered at the Guthrie Center. The school provides electives for STEM and business only. The administration is awful about telling students and parents key details for college applications. There are plenty of clubs, but due to the fact that it's mostly student-led, it can be disorganized. The culture of the rich white kids is monotonous and aggravating. The students, while laid-back, tend to be exclusive and stay within their cliches. The school is extremely conservative, and while it does tolerate differing political opinion, it does not encourage it. This school is one of the best public schools in the area, but if I were to go through high school again, I would not go here.
Overall great school filled with primarily upper middle class white kids. Can be hard to fit in so pick a sport, theater, band, orchestra, dance or one of the many clubs & get involved. You'll find your niche!