Houston High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
32.2
Algebra Proficiency
3.2
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,672 Students
  • 105 Teachers

Houston High School
9755 WOLF RIVER
GERMANTOWN, TN 38139

Phone: (901) 756-2370

District: Shelby County

Overview

At Houston High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Houston High School is 37 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 33 percent. Houston High School is 1 of 8 high schools in the Shelby County.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,672
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 33%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 10%
Full-Time Teachers 105

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 88%
Proficient in Algebra 79%
College Readiness Index 32.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 8
Total Students 14,633
Proficient in English (district average) 73%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 62%
College Readiness (district average) 17.9

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

Nearby Schools

Houston High School is 1 of 8 schools in the Shelby County.

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