2014 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Geometry Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 871 Students
- 55 Teachers
Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions
3100 SHENANDOAH ST
HOUSTON, TX 77021
Phone: (713) 741-2410
District: Houston Independent School District
DeBakey High School for Health Professions is located on the Texas Medical Center campus, and students have access to research facilities and academic programs at the center. Graduates are eligible for the Houston Premedical Academy, an undergraduate program at the University of Houston designed specifically for DeBakey High School students. Those selected for the premedical academy receive provisional acceptance to the Baylor College of Medicine. DeBakey’s Parent Teacher Association provides volunteers and sponsors school activities.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||91%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||39%|
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||95%|
|Proficient in Geometry||93%|
|College Readiness Index||95.3|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||36%|
|Proficient in Geometry (district average)||53%|
|College Readiness (district average)||33.5|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.