Sharpstown High School

7504 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77074 | (713) 771-7215
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,254
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: John L Allen
  • Fax: (713) 773-6103
  • 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: 1,254
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 82.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 673 (53.7%)
  • Females: 581 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 115 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 802 (64.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 917 (73.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sharpstown High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black34827.8%
Asian504.0%
Hispanic82565.8%
White312.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sharpstown High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade38830.9%
10th Grade35628.4%
11th Grade23618.8%
12th Grade27421.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
54.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
51.0%
District:
40.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
57.2%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
31.5%
District:
15.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.3
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
42.6%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.8%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
14.9%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
17.3%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$81,612
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$51,812
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$46,985
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,104
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,007
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,310
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$65,638
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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