Sam Houston High School



Sam Houston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sam 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 1133
10 839
11 598
12 709

Sam Houston High School is a public high school of the Arlington Independent School District located in Arlington, TX. It has 3,279 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sam Houston High School is the 29th largest public high school in Texas and the 134th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 3,279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 218.89

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Sam Houston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,726
(53%)
13,801
(51%)
 Female 1,553
(47%)
13,123
(49%)

Sam Houston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,175
(66%)
10,512
(39%)
 Black 663
(20%)
6,486
(24%)
 White 207
(6%)
7,443
(28%)
 Asian 190
(6%)
1,911
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(1%)
446
(2%)
 American Indian 16
(0%)
115
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Sam Houston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,670
(81%)
14,197
(53%)
 Not Eligible 371
(11%)
10,878
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 238
(7%)
1,849
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sam Houston High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sam Houston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.7%) 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.

Sam Houston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3119
2006 2890
2007 2889
2008 2845
2009 2744
2010 2873
2011 3097
2012 3279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13
2007 13.5
2008 13.5
2009 12.9
2010 13.6
2011 15.9
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7996152613017
2006 0.70692041522491
2007 0.70197300103842
2008 0.69384885764499
2009 0.77332361516035
2010 0.82526975287156
2011 0.8640619954795
2012 0.88685574870387

Compare Sam Houston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 88.7%
 

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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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