Houston High School



Houston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houston 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
9 156
10 117
11 105
12 93
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Houston High School is a public high school of the Houston School District located in Houston, MS. It has 490 students in grades 6th through 12th. Houston High School is the 148th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,824th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.76

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Houston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 256
(52%)
256
(52%)
 Male 234
(48%)
234
(48%)

Houston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(52%)
257
(52%)
 Black 207
(42%)
207
(42%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
22
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Houston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(57%)
277
(57%)
 Not Eligible 165
(34%)
165
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
48
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houston High School is ranked 155th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 472
2006 495
2007 462
2008 521
2009 509
2010 516
2011 533
2012 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.6
2007 13.8
2008 17.2
2009 15.8
2010 16
2011 16.1
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55932203389831
2006 0.61414141414141
2007 0.64718614718615
2008 0.65642994241843
2009 0.6385068762279
2010 0.64922480620155
2011 0.66041275797373
2012 0.66326530612245

Compare Houston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 66.3%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

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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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