South Texas High School for Health Professions Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#111
College Readiness Index
73.3
Math Proficiency
3.3
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 816 Students
  • 56 Teachers

South Texas High School for Health Professions
700 MED HIGH DR
MERCEDES, TX 78570

Phone: (956) 565-2237

District: South Texas Independent School District

Overview

South Texas High School for Health Professions is ranked 19th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at South Texas High School for Health Professions is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 36 percent male and 64 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 96 percent. South Texas High School for Health Professions is 1 of 4 high schools in the South Texas Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#111
State Rank
#19

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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 816
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 96%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 60%
Full-Time Teachers 56

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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 100%
Proficient in Math 97%
College Readiness Index 73.3

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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 4
Total Students 2,628
Proficient in Reading (district average) 100%
Proficient in Math (district average) 98%
College Readiness (district average) 72.1

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