Houston High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 2.6 2.2 2.0
Reading 3.3 3.2 2.8

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test.

Total Students Tested 31
Does Not Meet the Standards 7%
Partially Meets the Standards 7%
Meets the Standards 39%
Exceeds the Standards 48%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test.

Total Students Tested 35
Does Not Meet the Standards 37%
Partially Meets the Standards 6%
Meets the Standards 17%
Exceeds the Standards 40%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 96.2
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 22.1

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 42.9
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 70.3
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -27.4
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 2.0

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 33.3
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 63%
Participant Passing Rate 37%
Exams Per Test Taker 1.6
Exam Pass Rate 40%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 23%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Taker 1.7

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Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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