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
9 442
10 269
11 238
12 189

Sterling High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 1,138 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sterling High School is the 509th largest public high school in Texas and the 5,152nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,138
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,152nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 509th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,909th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 598th out of 2,121

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Sterling High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 571
(50%)
29,211
(50%)
 Female 567
(50%)
28,902
(50%)

Sterling High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 676
(59%)
14,140
(24%)
 Hispanic 442
(39%)
33,696
(58%)
 White 13
(1%)
6,833
(12%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
2,597
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
554
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
91
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
202
(0%)

Sterling High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 781
(69%)
39,976
(69%)
 Not Eligible 357
(31%)
18,137
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sterling High School is ranked 361st out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.6%) is higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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
2013 830
2014 1060
2015 1138

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
2013 15.4
2014 17.5
2015 18.2

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
2013 0.76867469879518
2014 0.64150943396226
2015 0.68629173989455

Compare Sterling High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 68.6%
 

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