South Houston High School

3820 South Shaver, South Houston, TX 77587 | (713) 740-0350
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,518
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3820 S Shaver, South Houston, TX 77587
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Steve Fullen
  • Fax: (713) 740-4155
  • Website: www.pasadenaisd.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: 2,518
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 166.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,282 (50.9%)
  • Females: 1,236 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 355 (14.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,739 (69.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,094 (83.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Houston High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.08%
Black2218.8%
Asian251.0%
Hispanic2,14785.3%
White1234.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Houston High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade76230.3%
10th Grade59823.7%
11th Grade58323.2%
12th Grade57522.8%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
52.0%
District:
55.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
55.0%
District:
38.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
66.0%
District:
71.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
19.0%
District:
14.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.2
District:
9.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
43.3%
District:
41.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
18.4%
District:
19.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
16.6%
District:
17.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
16.9%
District:
14.6%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$80,044
District:
$75,595
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,511
District:
$48,436
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,878
District:
$43,434
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,642
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,930
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,325
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,298
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3.5

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3 reviews for South Houston High School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 07, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I Am A Student here at South Houston High and it really is not a bad school it just all depends on the student and how they make their experience here! But other than that it is a wonderful school
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 13, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is the school that i used to attend when i was a lot younger.A whole lot has changed including all of the kids that hang around the campus when school lets out. My son and daughter now attend so.ho high an i have a problem with the coming home after school cause they see all the other kids hanging around. I would like to see something done about this.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that South Houston High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
38.0%
District:
40.3%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
15.2%
District:
17.0%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
907.0
District:
935.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
20.2
District:
19.8
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201060.0%67.0%70.0%
200954.0%60.0%67.0%
200847.0%56.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%91.0%92.0%
200984.0%85.0%87.0%
200873.0%80.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200820.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200855.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.0%88.0%90.0%
200978.0%84.0%88.0%
200880.0%84.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201067.0%67.0%74.0%
200952.0%56.0%65.0%
200850.0%55.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201075.0%68.0%74.0%
200956.0%57.0%66.0%
200848.0%53.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%92.0%93.0%
200982.0%87.0%90.0%
200882.0%84.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%91.0%93.0%
200990.0%90.0%92.0%
200886.0%88.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201085.0%85.0%89.0%
200976.0%77.0%81.0%
200872.0%73.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201093.0%89.0%91.0%
200982.0%82.0%85.0%
200874.0%75.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%97.0%98.0%
200997.0%96.0%97.0%
200891.0%93.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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