Performing & Visual Arts High School

4001 Stanford, Houston, TX 77006 | (713) 942-1960
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 638
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Herbert Karpicke
  • Fax: (713) 942-1968
  • Website: www.houstonisd.org
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 638
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 235 (36.8%)
  • Females: 403 (63.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 30 (4.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 66 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 96 (15.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Performing & Visual Arts High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black15324.0%
Asian325.0%
Hispanic14021.9%
White31248.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Performing & Visual Arts High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade15223.8%
10th Grade17227.0%
11th Grade16325.5%
12th Grade15123.7%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
95.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
88.0%
District:
40.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
98.0%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.6%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
15.4
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
19.6%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
14.7%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
35.1%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
28.2%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,623
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$55,697
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,987
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,362
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,687
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,197
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$68,128
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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