Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: B

Total students

803

Avg. teacher experience

9.4 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

69 %

Houston ISD: 81%

Statewide: 90%

Worthing High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Houston ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 803 students. 84.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

In the Class of 2019, 69% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 5.9% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Worthing High School was 831 for 2018-2019 graduates.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,843, which is $248 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.houstonisd.org

Address

9215 Scott St
Houston, TX 77051-3302

Office phone number

(713) 733-3433

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Worthing 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 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

803

African American

604 (75.2%)

Houston ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Houston ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.4%)

Houston ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

182 (22.7%)

Houston ISD: 62.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6 (0.7%)

Houston ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (0.7%)

Houston ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

75.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

22.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.7%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

84.3 %

Houston ISD: 71%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

97.6 %

Houston ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10 %

Houston ISD: 34%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

84.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

97.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

9.2 %

Houston ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

84.9 %

Houston ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.7 %

Houston ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

17.7 %

Houston ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

9.2%

Career and technical

84.9%

Gifted and talented

2.7%

Special education

17.7%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

C

Houston ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Houston ISD: C

School progress

C

Houston ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

69 %

Houston ISD: 81%

Statewide: 90%

African American

71.6 %

Houston ISD: 81.1%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

59.5 %

Houston ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Houston ISD: 80.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

71.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

59.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

5.9 %

Houston ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

6.5 %

Houston ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

4.2 %

Houston ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Houston ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

24.8 %

Houston ISD: 37.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

22.9 %

Houston ISD: 28%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

30.6 %

Houston ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

Masked

Houston ISD: 45%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

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 2018-2019 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

8.2 %

Houston ISD: 41.8%

Statewide: 51%

African American

0 %

Houston ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 50%

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Houston ISD: 78%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

27.3 %

Houston ISD: 37.3%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 40%

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

Houston ISD: 69.4%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Houston ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

831

Houston ISD: 969

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Houston ISD: 22.9

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

51.2 %

Houston ISD: 60.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

40.6 %

Houston ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

29.4 %

Houston ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

51.2%

Math

40.6%

Reading + Math

29.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

57.8

African American

46 (79.6%)

Houston ISD: 36%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (1.7%)

Houston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.7%)

Houston ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.8 (4.9%)

Houston ISD: 30%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (8.6%)

Houston ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (3.5%)

Houston ISD: 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

10 (17.3%)

Houston ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

30.6 (52.9%)

Houston ISD: 70.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

17.2 (29.8%)

Houston ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

13.9

Houston ISD: 18.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

9.4 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 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

$56,843

Houston ISD: $56,340

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$48,187

Houston ISD: $47,742

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,447

Houston ISD: $51,911

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,023

Houston ISD: $54,839

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,331

Houston ISD: $57,993

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$73,441

Houston ISD: $68,708

Statewide: $65,449

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