Houston High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,152
College Readiness Index
30.1
Algebra Proficiency
2.9
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,681 Students
  • 105 Teachers

Houston High School
9755 WOLF RIVER BL
GERMANTOWN, TN 38139

Phone: (901) 756-2370

District: Shelby County

Overview

Houston High School is ranked 11th within Tennessee. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Houston High School is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Houston High School is 1 of 8 high schools in the Shelby County.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1152
State Rank
#11

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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 1,681
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 11%
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 86%
Proficient in Algebra 64%
College Readiness Index 30.1

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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 14,750
Proficient in English (district average) 64%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 17.3

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