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
9 521
10 445
11 432
12 385

Houston High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Germantown, TN. It has 1,783 students in grades 9th through 12th. Houston High School is the 27th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 2,154th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,783
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.9

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Houston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 893
(50%)
7,508
(50%)
 Female 890
(50%)
7,430
(50%)

Houston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,148
(64%)
7,367
(49%)
 Black 401
(22%)
6,147
(41%)
 Asian 155
(9%)
576
(4%)
 Hispanic 61
(3%)
658
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

Houston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,588
(89%)
10,044
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 162
(9%)
4,132
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(2%)
762
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Houston High School is ranked 292nd out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.6%. 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 2330
2006 2432
2007 2090
2008 1964
2009 1761
2010 1681
2011 1672
2012 1783

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 20.3
2007 17.9
2008 18.3
2009 16.8
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10128755364807
2006 0.09375
2007 0.17177033492823
2008 0.12678207739308
2009 0.13912549687677
2010 0.11243307555027
2011 0.10406698564593
2012 0.10936623667975

Compare Houston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Houston High School
Germantown, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,783 18:1  
St George'S Independent School
Collierville, TN
Private PK - 12 1,207 12:1 1 miles
Heritage Baptist Academy
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Private PK - 12 70 7:1 4 miles
First Assembly Christian School
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Private PK - 12 778 10:1 4 miles
Collierville High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,971 19.7:1 4 miles
Germantown High School
Germantown, TN
Public 09 - 12 2,029 18.8:1 5 miles
Compass
Memphis, TN
Private UG - UG 88 15:1 6 miles
Evangelical Christian School of Memphis
Cordova, TN
Private PK - 12 1,035 12:1 6 miles
Cordova High School
Cordova, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,822 17.5:1 6 miles
Bowie Reading and Learning Center
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Private PK - 12 322 5:1 7 miles
Hutchison School
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Private PK - 12 895 8:1 7 miles
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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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