Sterling High School



Sterling High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling 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
9 313
10 216
11 200
12 209

Sterling High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 938 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sterling High School is the 555th largest public high school in Texas and the 6,237th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 938
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 59

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Sterling High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 480
(51%)
26,112
(49%)
 Male 458
(49%)
26,804
(51%)

Sterling High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 660
(70%)
13,541
(26%)
 Hispanic 256
(27%)
30,434
(58%)
 White 11
(1%)
5,960
(11%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
143
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
435
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2,305
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
98
(0%)

Sterling High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 690
(74%)
32,723
(62%)
 Not Eligible 195
(21%)
16,127
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(6%)
4,066
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sterling High School is ranked 356th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.2%) 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.

Sterling High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1114
2006 1118
2007 1141
2008 1081
2009 1086
2010 1090
2011 958
2012 938

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.1
2007 17.1
2008 15.7
2009 15.6
2010 16.2
2011 16
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78635547576302
2006 0.47137745974955
2007 0.5521472392638
2008 0.56151711378353
2009 0.4622467771639
2010 0.4
2011 0.32045929018789
2012 0.79211087420043

Compare Sterling High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 79.2%
 

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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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