Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Pasadena ISD: B

Total students

3,873

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Pasadena ISD: 10.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

89.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Dobie High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Pasadena ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 3,873 students. 45.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.5% 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, 89.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.7% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Dobie High School was 958 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.1.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,012, which is $3,371 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

10220 Blackhawk
Houston, TX 77089-2305

Office phone number

(713) 740-0370

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dobie 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

3,873

African American

653 (16.9%)

Pasadena ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (0.1%)

Pasadena ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

404 (10.4%)

Pasadena ISD: 3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

2,517 (65%)

Pasadena ISD: 83.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.1%)

Pasadena ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

240 (6.2%)

Pasadena ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

53 (1.4%)

Pasadena ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

16.9%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

10.4%

Hispanic

65.0%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

6.2%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

45.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 58.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

70.6 %

Pasadena ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10 %

Pasadena ISD: 30%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

45.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.0%

Enrollment by program

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

Bilingual/ESL

8.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10 %

Pasadena ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

8.5%

Gifted and talented

6.5%

Special education

10.0%

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

Pasadena ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Pasadena ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Pasadena ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Pasadena ISD: C

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

89.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

87 %

Pasadena ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Pasadena ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

95.3 %

Pasadena ISD: 95.7%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

89.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 91%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Pasadena ISD: Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

84.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 86.1%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

90.9 %

Pasadena ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

87.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

95.3%

Hispanic

89.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

84.7%

Two or more races

90.9%

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

1.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Pasadena ISD: 20%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

2.4 %

Pasadena ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Pasadena ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

2 %

Pasadena ISD: 3.4%

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

12.2 %

Pasadena ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

20 %

Pasadena ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

15.6 %

Pasadena ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

6.2 %

Pasadena ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12 %

Pasadena ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Pasadena ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

13.8 %

Pasadena ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

14 %

Pasadena ISD: 12.3%

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

19.4 %

Pasadena ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 22%

African American

9.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Pasadena ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

55.9 %

Pasadena ISD: 53.3%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

15.2 %

Pasadena ISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Pasadena ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

27 %

Pasadena ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

27.3 %

Pasadena ISD: 25%

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

55.8 %

Pasadena ISD: 48.4%

Statewide: 59%

African American

27.3 %

Pasadena ISD: 37.7%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Pasadena ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

63.9 %

Pasadena ISD: 67.5%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

52.6 %

Pasadena ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pasadena ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

73.3 %

Pasadena ISD: 61.5%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

66.7 %

Pasadena ISD: 58.3%

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

958

Pasadena ISD: 939

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.1

Pasadena ISD: 21.0

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

56.2 %

Pasadena ISD: 51.1%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

37.5 %

Pasadena ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

33.9 %

Pasadena ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

56.2%

Math

37.5%

Reading + Math

33.9%

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

239.1

African American

36.4 (15.2%)

Pasadena ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pasadena ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

12.3 (5.1%)

Pasadena ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

59.8 (25%)

Pasadena ISD: 38%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pasadena ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

128.1 (53.6%)

Pasadena ISD: 48%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2.5 (1%)

Pasadena ISD: 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

0.1 (0.1%)

Pasadena ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

177.8 (74.4%)

Pasadena ISD: 75.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

57.2 (23.9%)

Pasadena ISD: 22.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

4 (1.7%)

Pasadena ISD: 1%

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

16.2

Pasadena ISD: 13.5

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

12.2 years

Pasadena ISD: 10.2 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

$61,012

Pasadena ISD: $60,082

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$54,428

Pasadena ISD: $55,684

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$58,400

Pasadena ISD: $57,669

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,001

Pasadena ISD: $60,361

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,664

Pasadena ISD: $61,264

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,437

Pasadena ISD: $63,893

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$69,186

Pasadena ISD: $69,126

Statewide: $69,974

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