Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Howe ISD: B

Total students

357

Avg. teacher experience

17 years

Howe ISD: 14.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.9 %

Howe ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

Howe High School is a high school in Howe, TX, in the Howe ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 357 students. 34.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.9% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 95.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.5% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Howe High School was 1034 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 20.0.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,732, which is $3,091 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 17 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.howeisd.net

Address

200 E Ponderosa
Howe, TX 75459-4554

Office phone number

(903) 745-4400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Howe High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

357

African American

7 (2%)

Howe ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

6 (1.7%)

Howe ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

70 (19.6%)

Howe ISD: 24.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

253 (70.9%)

Howe ISD: 66.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

21 (5.9%)

Howe ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

2.0%

American Indian

1.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

19.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

70.9%

Two or more races

5.9%

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

34.5 %

Howe ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

38.9 %

Howe ISD: 46.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.9 %

Howe ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

34.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

38.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.9%

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

5.9 %

Howe ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.2 %

Howe ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

14.6 %

Howe ISD: 15%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.9%

Gifted and talented

4.2%

Special education

14.6%

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)

B

Howe ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Howe ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Howe ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Howe 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

95.9 %

Howe ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

100 %

Howe ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

94.9 %

Howe ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.9%

Two or more races

Masked

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

0.5 %

Howe ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.7 %

Howe ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

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

11 %

Howe ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

15 %

Howe ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

10.2 %

Howe ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

15 %

Howe ISD: 7.4%

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

27.4 %

Howe ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

20 %

Howe ISD: 20%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

12 %

Howe ISD: 12%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

31.9 %

Howe ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

14.3 %

Howe ISD: 14.3%

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

32.6 %

Howe ISD: 32.6%

Statewide: 59%

African American

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

32.4 %

Howe ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

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

1034

Howe ISD: 1034

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.0

Howe ISD: 20.0

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

59.4 %

Howe ISD: 59.4%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

39.1 %

Howe ISD: 39.1%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

31.9 %

Howe ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

59.4%

Math

39.1%

Reading + Math

31.9%

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

31.7

African American

1 (3.2%)

Howe ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.7 (96.8%)

Howe ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

16.8 (53%)

Howe ISD: 72.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

14.9 (47%)

Howe ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

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

11.3

Howe ISD: 12.9

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

17 years

Howe ISD: 14.9 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

$60,732

Howe ISD: $57,392

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Howe ISD: $45,000

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$50,643

Howe ISD: $48,124

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$51,859

Howe ISD: $51,200

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$62,902

Howe ISD: $60,437

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$68,167

Howe ISD: $65,864

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$63,872

Howe ISD: $65,250

Statewide: $69,974

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