Houston County High School



Houston County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houston County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 58
8 55
9 72
10 60
11 61
12 55

Houston County High School is a public high school of the Houston County School District located in Columbia, AL. It has 361 students in grades 7th through 12th. Houston County High School is the 324th largest public high school in Alabama and the 13,159th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Houston County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(56%)
2,100
(52%)
 Female 158
(44%)
1,956
(48%)

Houston County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 189
(52%)
3,302
(81%)
 Black 146
(40%)
588
(14%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
111
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
31
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Houston County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 252
(70%)
2,003
(49%)
 Not Eligible 81
(22%)
1,754
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(8%)
299
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houston County High School is ranked 240th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) is higher than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Houston County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 420
2007 409
2008 408
2009 388
2010 373
2011 374
2012 361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.6
2007 16.4
2008 17.9
2009 16.9
2010 17
2011 17
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95010845986985
2006 0.64285714285714
2007 0.66748166259169
2008 0.69362745098039
2009 0.71907216494845
2010 0.7372654155496
2011 0.79679144385027
2012 0.77562326869806

Compare Houston County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 77.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Houston County High School
Columbia, AL
Public 07 - 12 361 17.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 158 7:1 10 miles
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Northview High School
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Public 08 - 12 1,290 19.1:1 17 miles
Dothan High School
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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