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 55
8 64
9 65
10 61
11 42
12 40

Houston County High School is a public high school of the Houston County School District located in Columbia, AL. It has 327 students in grades 7th through 12th. Houston County High School is the 328th largest public high school in Alabama and the 14,128th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,128th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 328th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 59th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 314th out of 381

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Houston County High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 170
(52%)
1,800
(52%)
 Female 157
(48%)
1,640
(48%)

Houston County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 168
(51%)
2,747
(80%)
 Black 134
(41%)
508
(15%)
 Hispanic 19
(6%)
121
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Houston County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(68%)
1,688
(49%)
 Not Eligible 72
(22%)
1,520
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(10%)
232
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houston County High School is ranked 234th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.1%. 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
2013 360
2014 337
2015 327

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
2013 14.4
2014 14.7
2015 15.6

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
2013 0.81388888888889
2014 0.81305637982196
2015 0.77981651376147

Compare Houston County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Houston County High School
Columbia, AL
Public 07 - 12 327 15.6:1  
Ashford High School
Ashford, AL
Public 07 - 12 704 17.6:1 11 miles
Early County High School
Blakely, GA
Public 09 - 12 642 14.2:1 12 miles
Headland Middle School
Headland, AL
Public 06 - 09 556 21.8:1 14 miles
Headland High School
Headland, AL
Public 10 - 12 409 19.5:1 14 miles
Northview High School
Dothan, AL
Public 09 - 12 1,328 19.3:1 16 miles
Dothan High School
Dothan, AL
Public 09 - 12 1,250 17.7:1 18 miles
Cottonwood High School
Cottonwood, AL
Public KG - 12 756 18.4:1 20 miles
Emmanuel Christian School
Dothan, AL
Private PK - 12 399 15:1 21 miles
Houston Academy
Dothan, AL
Private PK - 12 618 9:1 21 miles
Abbeville Christian Academy
Abbeville, AL
Private PK - 12 234 12:1 22 miles
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