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South Houston High School
  • Public
  • SO HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

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

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South Houston High School is a public school located in SO HOUSTON, TX. It has 2,254 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1050
296 responses
Average ACT
24
21 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$55,039
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$963
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$124,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Trojam
    27%
  • Pep Rallies
    20%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Dance events
    11%
  • Track events
    6%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Community service events
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,254
Free or Reduced Lunch
78%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,265
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.4%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 34 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 34 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,974 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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