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Memorial High School

Public | 9-12 | 2567 students

 

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted May 17, 2014

Honestly a terrible school to send you kid to academically good but I went to memorial high school and left junior year due to drug addiction and I am saying everyone I know that goes there or has went there has became addicted to drugs or ancohol and it might seem great while you are a mustang but everyone is about getting messed up and partying all the time like how I was before treatment for 6 months and the kids build problems that sink the In a even deeper hole they cannot get out of take it from someone who had the school spirit and went through all the stuff allot quicker than most kids but can still see 99% of all the students are going through the same addictive and destructive path that will just be worse in the long run


Posted April 3, 2014

I just graduated from MHS (2013) and I am GLAD TO BE OUT OF THERE. Academically speaking, the school was great and I feel like it did a wonderful job in preparing me for college. Most of the faculty are great and past teachers have become friends. My GPA was an A average, but because it is so competitive, I was at the bottom of the 25% (competitiveness isn't a bad thing depending on the situation). However as a social environment, it was THE WORST. The lack of diversity made me feel very out of place and there were many thinly-veiled discriminatory remarks being made. Never before have I seen such a blatant sense of entitlement and lack of understanding/empathy for others who are not as well-off. Everyone just automatically assumes that the rest of the world is like them and therefor there's no excuse to complain about inequality. Being frank, if your child is a person of color, I would seriously rethink going to Memorial - there are other good high schools out there. I don't know if enduring 4 years of such a social environment (aka the 'Memorial Bubble' ) was worth it. PS The new principal seems to always be off campus. They should find someone else.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2013

This school while being in metropolitan Houston, has NO person of color in faculty, support staff, nursing, administration, PTA, etc. The school likes to keep it that way and that attitude spills over into academics. If you are not white, your child will be systematically put at a disadvantage in every way possible. Stay as far away from this school as possible for the academic and emotional health of your child.


Posted October 16, 2013

My high school was so wonderful because, I learning always new things and new work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2013

Everyone at Memorial is so genuine and down to earth! -Said no one ever. If you want your child to go through an exorbitant amount of social and academic pressure, then by all means send them to memorial!! The majority of the honors classes teachers are phenomenal and truly want the best for the kids. The ADVANCED classes are intellectually stimulating, unfortunately the same cannot be said for the grade level ones. The stereotypes of this school are in place for a reason. The social hierarchy determines how you are treated by fellow students. Good luck getting an ounce of respect if you're not at the top. The administration caters to the wealthy students, there is no doubt about that. Just recently a cheating incident on a final involving 50+ students resulted in a total of 0 repercussions because said students parents' social standing and connections. As a senior, I am thankful for my years here because it has taught me a lot about myself, but I would not send my children here for the world. If you're kid isn't one of the "beautiful people" I suggest you reevaluate your high school options.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 6, 2013

MHS is a great school because the area has a high concentration of well educated people. Because of this neighborhood characteristic, MHS's students are generally stronger than most schools in Houston. MHS also has a few key teachers that make their pre-AP and AP classes stand out from the crowd. In 2013's US News and World Report, MHS has a national STEM ranking of #42. Having strong college level teachers is probably also due to the demand of the highly educated people in the neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2013

While Memorial is easily the best school in the SBISD district, it is very isolated and easy to dislike if you're a dedicated person with values. The kids I go to school with party all the time and are very involved with drugs and alcohol and sex all while keeping up the straight-A sports fanatic facade at school. The kids as well as the teachers are elitist and the school feels very exclusive. Our sports are very well run and do well, but every other EC is lacking. Fine Arts feels completely over-looked. The teachers do provide rigorous classwork, but that's not every teacher. Many do not know what they're talking about. If you keep your eyes open it's very difficult to live in this bubble and be happy, even with the renowned Memorial title.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 9, 2013

No nonsense. Without doubt the best large public school in Houston. Prestigious, top notch universities are vigorously recruiting top graduates. Students that wish to learn face tough, rigorous competition in preparation for college life. Students that graduate in the top 10%of their class are virtually assured success in their quest of a highly rated university. For the students who value their social life above all, there are also many activities and programs to occupy their high school years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2012

I am not impressed at all about the school. This is the 3rd week since school started, my son is still waiting for his text book (two more weeks to go). Total of 5 weeks before the kids can have their books. Most of the kids are registered for the course before the summer. I was told that the teacher was so lost, it took the kids 5 mins to explain and correct her mistake. Is she supposed to be the expert in the subjet?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2012

Good school just not the school for me. Teachers are superb and really prepare you for the SAT/ACT/AP tests. However, one thing that was difficult about this was how competitive the ranking system was. In order to be in the top 10% you must have all A's and if you make more than a few B's expect to be bumped out of the second quarter. It is much more rigorous than most other schools. Also the area is much too expensive to live in for a normal working class family. The students there are mainly of the upper income status and I was not. It felt very exclusive there and the students are not very welcoming. Even the teachers act elitist,for most of them are former mustangs, and everyone, student and staff, live in what some of us students call the "memorial bubble", because it's so isolated from the real world. All in all, I give it 2 stars.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 20, 2012

The new Principal does not seem to achieve anything to the school yet. Can not find any email communication to students/parents. Appeared to be very much slack off compared to Straford High Principal. At least one of the Spanish teachers can not speak English very well at all. Students can not understand her English nor Spanish!! Some of the teachers did not grade the tests/quiza promptly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2012

Memorial High School has a great education. Although education is very important, my daughter disliked this school. She felt as if you have to act or dress a certain way in order to "fit in" with the popular teenagers. This made her feel very left out. I'm not naming names, but certain girls were disturbing and picking on my daughter. I tried to talk to the school about this but they seemed to not do anything about it. I ended up getting a better price range on some apartments zoned to Spring Woods High School. My daughter felt so much better here, and everyone made her feel comfortable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 7, 2011

I love memorial! I am currently a student there and it is such a great enviroment. I came from a private school and this is my first year public and it is a GREAT change! The teaches really do want to help and try to encourage you as much as they can, that lacked at private schools. My fellow students are really nice and great. Don't listen to the stereotypes of "you will only fit in if you have a BMW or Benz" haha no that is not true. If you are nice to others people will like you :) I would really look into sending your child here because it is a great expierence and i know it is getting me well prepared for the finest colleges! The class of 2011 had over 50+ students going to University of Texas this year! WOW. Tell me you are not impressed?
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 13, 2011

Memorial has really good teachers in the pre-AP and AP track classes, particularly math and science. It does not have comparable strength in English, languages, or social studies, and the "grade level" classes are very unevenly taught in every subject. Because of extra GPA weight given to preAP/AP classes, good students with all As in their classes can rank in lower half of the class below students who had Cs in preAP classes and may not learn key concepts. So if your child did not take HS science or math in middle school, or is smart but disorganized, they may not do well here even if they try hard.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2011

This school is amazing! I am attending this school right now and I am about to graduate. I had an 89 in Math when I applied to Harvard University, I know, it sounds crazy. BUT I GOT ACCEPTED JUST BECAUSE I WENT TO MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL. this school is so greatly recodnized, it's unbeleiveable. can you beleive harvard accepted me when i had an 89. IMPOSSIBLE!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 2, 2010

My daughter goes to this school and is in love with it. All of my children have gone here and now go to some of the most prestigious colleges in the world. Many, many, many extracurricular activities are available. I'm not going to lie, this school has money. They have the ability to buy and remodel, and they have. Most of the sports are the best in the city and their fine arts program is outstanding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2009

My daughter goes to the Memorial high school and is not a very trendy person at all but very good in education has lot of friends like her .We are just very simple life style people.Education is really great in this school which matters a lot for us and for all the parents everywhere . My kids ride school bus which is great here in spring branch and very safe So if you are looking for great education and good neighborhood this is where you want your child to be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2009

Exceptional public school with difficult curriculum and college prep classes. Only negative, my daughter says it is very snobby and upscale. Be prepared to dress in juicy couture, drive a mercedes and be a size 0 to fit in...none of the preceeding fit our lifestyle, but the education is top notch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2008

I like this school a lot! Compared to a other public schools, it's the best in the state!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 28, 2008

I graduated from Memorial in 2007 and it is a great school. I am at the University of Texas now and I am much better prepared than students that attended the 'best' private schools in Texas. I would recommend this school to anyonel.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

653 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

650 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

571 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

558 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

556 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

560 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

599 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

609 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

606 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

603 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students97%
Female99%
Male96%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian98%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%

Math

All Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian99%
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian99%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male99%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

296 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
89%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

362 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

647 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

347 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

679 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

687 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

618 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

620 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

539 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

215 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
38%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
68%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

669 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
95%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

587 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
70%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students81%
Female79%
Male83%
Black or African American69%
Asian87%
Hispanic61%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education67%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students99%
Female98%
Male99%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted98%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students95%
Female96%
Male95%
Black or African American93%
Asian97%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education76%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted94%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students99%
Female99%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted99%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African American80%
Asian91%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education29%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students78%
Female80%
Male76%
Black or African American65%
Asian87%
Hispanic49%
Multiracial85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education32%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
Black or African American91%
Asian93%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education79%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students80%
Female80%
Male79%
Black or African American73%
Asian79%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education21%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students96%
Female95%
Male98%
Black or African American88%
Asian97%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Students93%
Female89%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian87%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education100%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted93%

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students93%
Female92%
Male94%
Black or African American86%
Asian96%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education56%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students95%
Female93%
Male96%
Black or African American83%
Asian96%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education93%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted94%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 29%
Hispanic 18% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 16% 4%
Black 2% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 5%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Speech and language therapist(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • WILLIAM LAKIN
Fax number
  • (713) 251-2515

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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935 Echo Lane
Houston, TX 77024
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Phone: (713) 251-2500

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