Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: B

Total students

1,834

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

75.7 %

Houston ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Madison High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Houston ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,834 students. 65.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 75.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 4.6% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Madison High School was 862 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 16.5.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,178, which is $2,537 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.houstonisd.org

Address

13719 Whiteheather
Houston, TX 77045-4421

Office phone number

(713) 433-9801

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Madison High School 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 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,834

African American

664 (36.2%)

Houston ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (0.2%)

Houston ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (0.3%)

Houston ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

1,141 (62.2%)

Houston ISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12 (0.7%)

Houston ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

8 (0.4%)

Houston ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

36.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

62.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

0.7%

Two or more races

0.4%

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

65.6 %

Houston ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

86.9 %

Houston ISD: 78.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

27.9 %

Houston ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

65.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

27.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

26.9 %

Houston ISD: 34.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

7.6 %

Houston ISD: 16%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.7 %

Houston ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

26.9%

Gifted and talented

7.6%

Special education

11.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

D

Houston ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

75.7 %

Houston ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

78.5 %

Houston ISD: 84.2%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 67.6%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 90.7%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

74.1 %

Houston ISD: 83.2%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 53.8%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

60 %

Houston ISD: 83.9%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston ISD: 84%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

78.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

74.1%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

60.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

4.6 %

Houston ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Houston ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

4.2 %

Houston ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

10 %

Houston ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

4.8 %

Houston ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

9.5 %

Houston ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Houston ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

24.7 %

Houston ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Houston ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

28.4 %

Houston ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

30 %

Houston ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

22.1 %

Houston ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

47.6 %

Houston ISD: 4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

20 %

Houston ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

15.9 %

Houston ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 22%

African American

7.1 %

Houston ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

40 %

Houston ISD: 68.3%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

20.9 %

Houston ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

16.7 %

Houston ISD: 43.2%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

32.7 %

Houston ISD: 55.7%

Statewide: 59%

African American

0 %

Houston ISD: 33.6%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

39.1 %

Houston ISD: 49.2%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 58.9%

White

Masked

Houston ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston ISD: 74%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

862

Houston ISD: 974

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.5

Houston ISD: 23.6

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

26.5 %

Houston ISD: 56.3%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

7.9 %

Houston ISD: 44.3%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

7.4 %

Houston ISD: 38.5%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

26.5%

Math

7.9%

Reading + Math

7.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

99.7

African American

67.8 (68%)

Houston ISD: 35.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (5%)

Houston ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12 (12%)

Houston ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12.9 (13%)

Houston ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2 (2%)

Houston ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

12 (12%)

Houston ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

48.9 (49.1%)

Houston ISD: 68.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

34.8 (34.9%)

Houston ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

4 (4%)

Houston ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

18.4

Houston ISD: 17.5

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

11.8 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$60,178

Houston ISD: $56,664

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,711

Houston ISD: $49,883

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$56,200

Houston ISD: $52,090

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$58,428

Houston ISD: $55,000

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$59,708

Houston ISD: $58,262

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$67,704

Houston ISD: $66,050

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$80,597

Houston ISD: $76,208

Statewide: $69,974

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