Chavez High School



Chavez High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chavez High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 915
10 770
11 605
12 541

Chavez High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 2,831 students in grades 9th through 12th. Chavez High School is the 64th largest public high school in Texas and the 330th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,831
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 135.66

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Chavez High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,450
(51%)
26,804
(51%)
 Female 1,381
(49%)
26,112
(49%)

Chavez High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,345
(83%)
30,434
(58%)
 Black 327
(12%)
13,541
(26%)
 Asian 89
(3%)
2,305
(4%)
 White 48
(2%)
5,960
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 14
(0%)
98
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
143
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
435
(1%)

Chavez High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,027
(72%)
32,723
(62%)
 Not Eligible 577
(20%)
16,127
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 227
(8%)
4,066
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Chavez High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chavez High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Chavez High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2361
2006 2479
2007 2375
2008 2612
2009 2770
2010 2757
2011 2852
2012 2831

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.9
2007 17.6
2008 18.6
2009 18.5
2010 18.2
2011 21.3
2012 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81872088098263
2006 0.65227914481646
2007 0.69347368421053
2008 0.72970903522205
2009 0.64404332129964
2010 0.61915125136017
2011 0.51893408134642
2012 0.7961850936065

Compare Chavez High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 79.6%
 

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