Sam Houston High School

Unclaimed
8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
8-12
Students
1,223
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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


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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.


US History
71%
State avg: 67%
Geometry
75%
State avg: 58%
English III
71%
State avg: 63%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg:
Average ACT score
20
State avg: 20
AP course participation
18%
State avg: 10%
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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
85%
Black
11%
Hispanic
3%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
400 :1
State avg: 447 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 87%
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Neighborhood
880 Sam Houston Jones Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70611
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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