Furr High School



Furr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Furr 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
9 266
10 249
11 188
12 179

Furr High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 882 students in grades 9th through 12th. Furr High School is the 581st largest public high school in Texas and the 6,655th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Total Students: 882
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.65

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Furr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 478
(54%)
26,804
(51%)
 Female 404
(46%)
26,112
(49%)

Furr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 722
(82%)
30,434
(58%)
 Black 139
(16%)
13,541
(26%)
 White 15
(2%)
5,960
(11%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
2,305
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
435
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
98
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
143
(0%)

Furr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 756
(86%)
32,723
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(8%)
4,066
(8%)
 Not Eligible 58
(7%)
16,127
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Furr High School is ranked 314th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Furr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) 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.

Furr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1025
2006 940
2007 893
2008 902
2009 857
2010 805
2011 834
2012 882

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 16.6
2007 16.6
2008 15.8
2009 16.4
2010 15.2
2011 18.5
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83512195121951
2006 0.70106382978723
2007 0.70884658454647
2008 0.72062084257206
2009 0.74445740956826
2010 0.65217391304348
2011 0.61031175059952
2012 0.93424036281179

Compare Furr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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