Houston Co High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
7/10
Test scores
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A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
29%
State avg: 30%
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Reading
45%
State avg: 38%
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Math
28%
State avg: 29%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
85%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 45%
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Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity
6/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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White
52%
Black
42%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
351 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
202 West Church St
Columbia, AL 36319
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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