Accountability rating

A

Harmony School of Excellence: A

Total students

633

Avg. teacher experience

6.7 years

Harmony School of Excellence: 5.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Harmony School Of Advancement-Hous is a charter high school in Houston, TX, in the Harmony School of Excellence school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 633 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 41.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,854, which is $1,268 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Harmony School Of Advancement-Hous was 1153. The average ACT score was 24.6. In the Class of 2018, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Website

hsadvancement.harmonytx.org/

Address

3171 N Sam Houston Pkwy W
Houston, TX 77038

Office phone number

(281) 741-8899

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harmony School Of Advancement-Hous are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

633

African American

96 (15.2%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 20.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

117 (18.5%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 13.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

359 (56.7%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 53.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

48 (7.6%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 9.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (1.9%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 2.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

15.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

18.5%

Hispanic

56.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

7.6%

Two or more races

1.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

41.9 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 39.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

62.7 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 66.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

11.2 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 26.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

41.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

62.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

10.9 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 24.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

62.2 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 11.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

17.2 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 15.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.8 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 6.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

10.9%

Career and technical

62.2%

Gifted and talented

17.2%

Special education

6.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Harmony School of Excellence: A

Student achievement

A

Harmony School of Excellence: B

School progress

A

Harmony School of Excellence: A

Closing the gaps

A

Harmony School of Excellence: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Harmony School of Excellence: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Harmony School of Excellence: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

53.6 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 49.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

42.5 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 40.9%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

81.6 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 71.2%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

43.6 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 41.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

70.4 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 61.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

60 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 57.1%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

70.7 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 66.3%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

47.1 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 33.3%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

77.5 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 72.3%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

67.2 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 69.6%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony School of Excellence: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

89.5 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 80%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Harmony School of Excellence: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1153

Harmony School of Excellence: 1155

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

24.6

Harmony School of Excellence: 24.5

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

90.1 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 91.8%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

89.2 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 89.8%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

86.5 %

Harmony School of Excellence: 87.8%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

90.1%

Math

89.2%

Reading + Math

86.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

43.1

African American

4 (9.3%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 12.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

7.6 (17.8%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 11.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

7.3 (17%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 19.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.1 (55.9%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 54.9%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

22.3 (51.7%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 65.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

19.8 (46%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 32.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (2.3%)

Harmony School of Excellence: 1.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.7

Harmony School of Excellence: 15.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

6.7 years

Harmony School of Excellence: 5.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$52,854

Harmony School of Excellence: $51,709

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,959

Harmony School of Excellence: $45,312

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,736

Harmony School of Excellence: $51,441

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$54,234

Harmony School of Excellence: $53,208

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,730

Harmony School of Excellence: $54,907

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$58,875

Harmony School of Excellence: $59,500

Statewide: $62,039

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