Hightower High School



Hightower High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hightower 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
9 663
10 574
11 524
12 510

Hightower High School is a public high school of the Fort Bend Independent School District located in Missouri City, TX. It has 2,271 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hightower High School is the 160th largest public high school in Texas and the 879th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,271
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 118.95

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Hightower High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,217
(54%)
12,588
(48%)
 Male 1,054
(46%)
13,446
(52%)

Hightower High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,294
(57%)
8,945
(34%)
 Hispanic 582
(26%)
6,584
(25%)
 Asian 295
(13%)
5,270
(20%)
 White 54
(2%)
4,532
(17%)
 Two or More 41
(2%)
537
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
32
(0%)

Hightower High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,185
(52%)
15,909
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 898
(40%)
8,415
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 188
(8%)
1,710
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hightower High School is ranked 203rd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hightower High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Hightower High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2610
2006 2828
2007 2785
2008 2733
2009 2730
2010 2414
2011 2321
2012 2271

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 16.4
2007 16.1
2008 16.9
2009 17.1
2010 17.9
2011 19.1
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28429118773946
2006 0.30728429985856
2007 0.29658886894075
2008 0.30150018294914
2009 0.36703296703297
2010 0.37241093620547
2011 0.43472641102973
2012 0.4782034346103

Compare Hightower High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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