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

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Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Houston, TX. It has 891 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1360
509 responses
Average ACT
31
111 responses
AP Enrollment
59%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$139,065
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,521
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$805,094
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 71 responses
Poll
54%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 71 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 248 responses
  • Field Day
    25%
  • Ifest
    22%
  • Fall Fest
    15%
  • Talent Show
    11%
  • Science Symposium
    9%
  • Winter ball
    8%
  • Welcome back dance
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
891
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
99%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 77 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 77 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 77 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,258
Teachers in First/Second Year
6%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 93 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 93 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 93 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
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
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 103 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 103 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 103 responses

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