Furr High School

520 Mercury, Houston, TX 77013 | (713) 675-1118
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 857
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Bertie Simmons
  • Fax: (713) 671-3612
  • Website: www.houstonisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 857
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 451 (52.6%)
  • Females: 406 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 106 (12.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 532 (62.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 638 (74.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Furr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black17720.7%
Asian40.5%
Hispanic64475.1%
White313.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Furr High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade30135.1%
10th Grade19723.0%
11th Grade18721.8%
12th Grade17220.1%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
33.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
37.0%
District:
40.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
73.9%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
9.4%
District:
15.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.9
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
34.6%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
10.1%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
19.6%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
31.8%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$88,573
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$54,905
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,502
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,310
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,536
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$57,671
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$65,389
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Furr High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 19, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • does anyone remember a guy named Ramiro that played football for Furr but he passed away? he should of graduated 2009 or 2008. if you do can you please give me his last name i'm trying to find where he's resting i never got the chance of telling him good bye

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