Accountability rating

Not rated (Annexed)

Houston Heights High School: Not rated (Annexed)

Total students

200

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Houston Heights High School: 9.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

84.8 %

Houston Heights High School: 84.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

Houston Heights Charter School is a charter high school in Houston, TX, in the Houston Heights High School school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 200 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated (Annexed). 81% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $45,723, which is $7,611 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Houston Heights Charter School was 908. The average ACT score was 16.4. In the Class of 2017, 84.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.9%.

Contact information

Address

1125 Lawrence St
Houston, TX 77008

Office phone number

(713) 868-9797

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Houston Heights Charter School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

200

African American

28 (14%)

Houston Heights High School: 14%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

160 (80%)

Houston Heights High School: 80%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.5%)

Houston Heights High School: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

11 (5.5%)

Houston Heights High School: 5.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

14.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

80.0%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

5.5%

Two or more races

N/A

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

81 %

Houston Heights High School: 81%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

85.5 %

Houston Heights High School: 85.5%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

81.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

58.5 %

Houston Heights High School: 58.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

5 %

Houston Heights High School: 5%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

16 %

Houston Heights High School: 16%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

58.5%

Gifted and talented

5.0%

Special education

16.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Not rated (Annexed)

Houston Heights High School: Not rated (Annexed)

Student achievement

N/A

Houston Heights High School: Not rated (Annexed)

School progress

N/A

Houston Heights High School: Not rated (Annexed)

Closing the gaps

N/A

Houston Heights High School: Improvement required

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

84.8 %

Houston Heights High School: 84.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

75 %

Houston Heights High School: 75%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

84.8 %

Houston Heights High School: 84.8%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

75.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

84.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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

2.9 %

Houston Heights High School: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

4 %

Houston Heights High School: 4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

2.6 %

Houston Heights High School: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

6.7 %

Houston Heights High School: 6.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

0 %

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston Heights High School: Masked

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston Heights High School: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

908

Houston Heights High School: 908

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.4

Houston Heights High School: 16.4

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

21.4 %

Houston Heights High School: 21.4%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

7.1 %

Houston Heights High School: 7.1%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

4.8 %

Houston Heights High School: 4.8%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

21.4%

Math

7.1%

Reading + Math

4.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

16.3

African American

3.9 (24%)

Houston Heights High School: 24%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

5.7 (35.2%)

Houston Heights High School: 35.2%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

6.7 (40.8%)

Houston Heights High School: 40.8%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

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%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

10.6 (65.2%)

Houston Heights High School: 65.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

5.7 (34.8%)

Houston Heights High School: 34.8%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Houston Heights High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

12.3

Houston Heights High School: 12.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

9.8 years

Houston Heights High School: 9.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$45,723

Houston Heights High School: $45,723

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$41,892

Houston Heights High School: $41,892

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$37,812

Houston Heights High School: $37,812

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$42,793

Houston Heights High School: $42,793

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$46,409

Houston Heights High School: $46,409

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$66,688

Houston Heights High School: $66,688

Statewide: $61,428

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