Accountability rating

A

Harmony Science Academy: A

Total students

620

Avg. teacher experience

7.3 years

Harmony Science Academy: 5.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

99.3 %

Harmony Science Academy: 98.7%

Statewide: 90%

Harmony Science Academy-Houston is a charter high school in Houston, TX, in the Harmony Science Academy school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 620 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 47.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,676, which is $2,446 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Harmony Science Academy-Houston was 1084. The average ACT score was 23.0. In the Class of 2018, 99.3% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.3%.

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Contact information

Website

hsahouston.harmonytx.org

Address

9431 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099

Office phone number

(713) 492-0214

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harmony Science Academy-Houston 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

620

African American

114 (18.4%)

Harmony Science Academy: 30.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

105 (16.9%)

Harmony Science Academy: 8.8%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

323 (52.1%)

Harmony Science Academy: 54.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Harmony Science Academy: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

74 (11.9%)

Harmony Science Academy: 5.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

3 (0.5%)

Harmony Science Academy: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

18.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

16.9%

Hispanic

52.1%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

11.9%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

47.1 %

Harmony Science Academy: 50.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

79.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

14.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 30.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

47.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

79.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.8%

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

14.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 28.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

84 %

Harmony Science Academy: 27.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 7.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

4.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

14.8%

Career and technical

84.0%

Gifted and talented

9.8%

Special education

4.8%

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 Science Academy: A

Student achievement

A

Harmony Science Academy: A

School progress

A

Harmony Science Academy: A

Closing the gaps

B

Harmony Science Academy: 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

99.3 %

Harmony Science Academy: 98.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Harmony Science Academy: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Harmony Science Academy: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.6 %

Harmony Science Academy: 98.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Harmony Science Academy: 92.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

98.6%

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

0.3 %

Harmony Science Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Harmony Science Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Harmony Science Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Harmony Science Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Harmony Science Academy: 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

37.5 %

Harmony Science Academy: 31.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

33.9 %

Harmony Science Academy: 27%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

64.8 %

Harmony Science Academy: 65.5%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

29.4 %

Harmony Science Academy: 26.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

33.3 %

Harmony Science Academy: 31%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: Masked

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

66.7 %

Harmony Science Academy: 65.1%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

57.1 %

Harmony Science Academy: 51.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony Science Academy: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

60 %

Harmony Science Academy: 57.9%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

71.4 %

Harmony Science Academy: 70.8%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

100 %

Harmony Science Academy: 100%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Harmony Science Academy: 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

1084

Harmony Science Academy: 1031

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

23.0

Harmony Science Academy: 21.6

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

97 %

Harmony Science Academy: 92.4%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

98.5 %

Harmony Science Academy: 94.7%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

95.5 %

Harmony Science Academy: 90.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

97.0%

Math

98.5%

Reading + Math

95.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

42.3

African American

5 (11.8%)

Harmony Science Academy: 23.2%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (11.8%)

Harmony Science Academy: 10.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

6 (14.2%)

Harmony Science Academy: 16.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.4 (55.2%)

Harmony Science Academy: 46%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

2.9 (7%)

Harmony Science Academy: 4%

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 Science Academy: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

14.5 (34.3%)

Harmony Science Academy: 59.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

25.9 (61.1%)

Harmony Science Academy: 37%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1.9 (4.6%)

Harmony Science Academy: 2.5%

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 Science Academy: 14.9

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

7.3 years

Harmony Science Academy: 5.6 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

$51,676

Harmony Science Academy: $51,802

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$50,508

Harmony Science Academy: $47,412

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,745

Harmony Science Academy: $51,998

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,794

Harmony Science Academy: $51,688

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,983

Harmony Science Academy: $55,474

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,750

Harmony Science Academy: $57,500

Statewide: $62,039

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