Students enrolled 2554
School leader TED LANDRY
Transportation options Yes
District Humble Independent School District

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2701 Kingwood Drive
Houston, TX 77339

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(281) 641-6900
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4 stars
Based on 42 ratings

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August 30, 2013
You cannot take advantage of a more excellent school than this one. So many bright students that want to challenge themselves. Teachers and classes can get tough, especially in English.

- submitted by a student
February 05, 2011
I LOVE MY SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Most everyone has a fabulous attitude and I am really learning about myself and what is best for me. The academics are crazy challenging, everyone is so competitive at everything they do from golf to french club to GPA to class rank. Almost all of our sports are in the top five in the state. Highlights are Band, Swimming and Diving, Cross Country, Basketball, and Fillies. Teachers are willing to listen and help you. Drugs are not a problem AT ALL if you know who to avoid. There is no bullying and everyone is big family no matter what the grade. Please dont bash the school, we love it and its taken a lot of work to get where we are! <3

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February 26, 2010
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January 19, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 04, 2009
Kingwood High School is both academically & athletically top rated in the Houston area. 25%+ of our students have a GPA of 4.0+

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
My three kids have gone to Kingwood Highschool and all have had great experiences .

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September 03, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2009
Both of my kids graduated for KHS. Both graduated college. One had 2/3 scholarship from sports and acedemics. Didn't have any drug problems. It is competetive but there is a lot to be involved in.

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May 04, 2008
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2008
I moved to Kingwood just prior to my senior year, and as one would guess, I was very upset. HOWEVER, Kingwood High was an excellent experience from me. The people were extremely friendly, especially for an affluent area. I made so many friends and had tons of fun. The academics were very challenging, but looking back now, I realize it prepared me for college. Almost all of the athletic programs are among the state's elite. Move here if you want your children to be in competition in either academics, sports, or fine arts, and if you want them to graduate from a high school that has a very good reputation amongst all Texas universities, and even nation-wide.

- submitted by a student
February 12, 2008
I was involved in Cross-Country, Track, Newspaper, Student Council, French club, Tricycling, and I was in NHS. Kingwood is an amazing school for those kids who enjoy people, like to be involved, like challenging courses, and have a little bit of school pride. I am proud to say I graduated from here, students who learn well from Kingwood will go far in life. One of the cool things I noticed was that although the school was cliquish, it was not hard to make many friends, and there was absolutely no 'popular' crowd. Fortunatley though there are many ways to feel connected to the school through various clubs

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January 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2007
Communications at Kingwood High School are not as strong and timely as those at Kingwood Park High School Kingwood Park High School staff care for each student's learning and how well they feel at being part of the school community. Not so at Kingwood High.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2007
Kingwood school has a lot of politics. Be prepared

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2007
Even though Kingwood High is known for being the best and most succesful hish school in Humble ISD, there are a fe bad things about it. Yes, sure academics are great, but when it comes to safety, it is one of the worst. I attended here 1 1/2 ago as a transfer student and drugs are a problem. If your children attend here, and you actually care about your children's safety i would seriouly recommend having a talk about drugs with them.

- submitted by a student
September 28, 2007
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October 11, 2006
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June 10, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2006
Kingwood High school is a wonderfull school. Lots of parent involvement. Great teachers and elective options. You can view your students grades online. You can also be e-mailed when your students grade drops below a grade that you set. Teachers e-mail what assignments are due and test dates. Students are also able to access thier text books online.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2006
Good teachers, poor administration.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2006
Kingwood HS has a wide variety of advance course option for students. In fact, Kingwood HS has the 2nd largest amount of National Honor Society memebers in the United States. Kingwood HS has won the Lone Star cup more times than any other HS in Texas. The Lone Star cup measures the academic and sports excellence in High Schools across Texas. Kingwood HS has a high level of parental involvement, and an active parents booster club. I have found that parent involvement at Kingwood HS to be very active

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December 26, 2005
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November 06, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2005
Very competitive school. Winner of the Lone Star Cup many times. Students graduate well prepared for college.

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July 22, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2005
I have a child that transferred into KHS as a junior. I have been very pleased with the school. I am amazed at how many opportunities (clubs and organizations) there are for students to get involved. My child would be considered a 'go-getter' and has jumped in with both feet and loves the school. Although outgoing, it has been hard to make close friendships as most of the students grew up in Kingwood and have been friends since childhood. The school is pretty clique-ish, but then again, what HS isn't? All in all, love the school, love the teachers. I would caution parents of kids who are not as outgoing or need a little extra attn. This may not be the school for you. We have been happy so far, but not sure if we will send our other children there or not- will depend on how their personalities develop.

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June 03, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
May 20, 2005
This school is very organized and proactive with kids.

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May 10, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
April 19, 2005
Generally a good school. It's very large compared to other high schools nationally so some students may have a hard time finding their identity. Plenty of AP and honors classes.

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April 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2005
I am new to the area and the administration has been outstanding in assisting with much requested information. There are many programs that fit every kind of student so that all kids can belong to a club.

- submitted by a student
April 15, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2005
Kingwood High School provides a broad well organized curriculum including top prep courses for College including Latin, Spanish, Biology, Mathematics, Debate among others. The counselors help students to identify colleges early that match up well for each student. The campus experience and atmosphere is wonderful and the extracurricular activities on and off campus provide a well rounded base for any student far beyond that of most public schools. Kingwood is tops in the large metropolitan area of Houston. They also offered AP classes to help students test out of college entry level classes and graduate college in a 4 year time frame. Kingwood provides a wonderful challenging and solid base for the student preparing to his or her college education

- submitted by a former student
March 28, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2005
Kingwood High School is a very competitive environment. Living in a very afluent area of Houston, Kingwood students minds are very much on grades and extracurricular activies. KHS has been the winner of the Lone Star Cup 3 out of the last 4 years. The acedemics and Sports are first rate here and very competitive to get into. Almost every course at Kingwood High School has an AP, Honors, or Pre-AP alternative with a higher GPA value. Also Kingwood offers many electives to gain interest from all different types of students. KHS also offers many diffrent foreign languages, including up to four years of French, German, Latin, and ASL and 5 years of Spanish. The school provides classes for every type of student from the very fast paced honors students to the slower paced students who need more type and help in certain acedemic areas.

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March 07, 2005
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March 03, 2005
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February 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2005
We recently moved to Texas from New Jersey. The high school my eldest attended was number 24th in the state, so when we moved to Kingwood we were anxious to find out what the schools down here were like. Let me just say that off the bat we found Kingwood High School to be amazing! Even with a student body of over 3500, your kids still receive individual attention. (My eldest never got that at her old school in NJ who s population is only 2200) The teachers at KHS go out of their ways to help their students. The athletic department is superb! My son is having such a positive experience on the football, basketball, and lacrosse teams. My daughter loved the volleyball and golf teams. At Kingwood, my children were never left hanging. The curriculum at Kingwood is challenging and great for college prep students. KHS is just incredible!

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February 02, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
April 13, 2004
I'm graduating from KHS next month and I am proud to say that my high school experience has been absolutely wonderful. The faculty and administration at this school should be commended for the success achieved by Kingwood High School. We've been the recipient of the coveted Lone Star Cup for three out of the five years it has been awarded. The Texas high school with the best UIL athletic and academic program in the state is selected as the winner each year. The years Kingwood hasn't won, we've been the second or third school in the state. Kingwood High School is a great place for any student to excel.

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January 04, 2004
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September 04, 2003
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Kingwood High School
2701 Kingwood Drive, Houston, TX  77339
(281) 641-6900
Last modified Kingwood High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kingwood High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top