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Nimitz High School
  • Public
  • HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

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

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Nimitz High School is a public school located in HOUSTON, TX. It has 2,755 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 25% in reading.

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2005 W W THORNE DR
HOUSTON, TX 77073
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
25%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1030
436 responses
Average ACT
21
61 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$70,789
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,269
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$235,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
52%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 89 responses
Poll
53%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 89 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 268 responses
  • Prom
    18%
  • Senior Skip Day
    16%
  • Pep Rallies
    15%
  • Homecoming and football games
    15%
  • Senior Picnic
    7%
  • Community service
    5%
  • Homecoming Parade
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,755
Free or Reduced Lunch
85%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 95 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 95 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 95 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,356
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%
52%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 113 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 113 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 113 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,083 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 101 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 101 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 101 responses

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