Hightower High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,378
College Readiness Index
26.3
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,414 Students
  • 135 Teachers

Hightower High School
3333 HURRICANE LN
MISSOURI CITY, TX 77459

Phone: (281) 634-5240

District: Fort Bend Independent School District

Overview

Hightower High School is ranked 126th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Hightower High School is 40 percent. The student body makeup is 46 percent male and 54 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 95 percent. Hightower High School is 1 of 11 high schools in the Fort Bend Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1378
State Rank
#126

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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 2,414
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 95%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 37%
Full-Time Teachers 135

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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 Reading 98%
Proficient in Math 93%
College Readiness Index 26.3

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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 Yes

District

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

Total Schools 11
Total Students 21,797
Proficient in Reading (district average) 98%
Proficient in Math (district average) 94%
College Readiness (district average) 26.9

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