Houston Heights High School

1125 Lawrence Dr, Houston, TX 77008 | (713) 868-9797
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 201
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 201 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Richard Mik
  • Fax: (713) 868-9750
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Houston Gateway Academy Inc
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,891
  • Graduation Rate: 100.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 9.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 10.8
  • Enrolled Students: 201

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 201
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 18.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 95 (47.3%)
  • Females: 106 (52.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (10.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 138 (68.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 159 (79.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Houston Heights High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black5527.4%
Asian21.0%
Hispanic12964.2%
White157.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Houston Heights High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade3617.9%
10th Grade6029.9%
11th Grade3215.9%
12th Grade7336.3%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
30.0%
District:
30.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
29.0%
District:
25.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
64.4%
District:
64.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.1%
District:
5.1%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
5.1
District:
5.1
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
53.6%
District:
53.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
5.4%
District:
5.4%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
26.8%
District:
26.8%
State:
24.4%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$105,378
District:
$105,378
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,918
District:
$41,918
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$32,186
District:
$32,186
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$38,986
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$80,000
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,332
State:
$50,153
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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