School Details

Houston High School

Traditional Public School

634 Starkville Road

Houston, MS 38851

662-456-3320

Overview

Houston High School serves 486 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $10,655.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,655/Child

Demographics

Houston High School serves 486 students. This high-poverty school body is 46.30% White and 46.50% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 37
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 87%
In-Field: 88% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 486

By Grade:

  •       9: 125
  •       10: 112
  •       11: 119
  •       12: 118
  •       Special Secondary: 12

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 47%
  •       Hispanic: 7%
  •       White: 46%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 125
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 6
Experienced: 83%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,714

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 34
  •       K: 138
  •       Special Elementary: 17
  •       1: 118
  •       2: 128
  •       3: 106
  •       4: 121
  •       5: 127
  •       6: 141
  •       7: 155
  •       8: 135
  •       9: 125
  •       10: 112
  •       11: 119
  •       12: 118
  •       Special Secondary: 16
  •       Other: 4

Community

Chickasaw County

Total Population: 17,103

  •       Males: 8,446
  •       Females: 8,657

Growth: -1.66%
Number of Households: 6,639
Median Income: $40,471

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,523 4,496 9,019 -8%
Black or African American 3,663 3,960 7,623 3%
Asian-American 41 45 86 54%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 6 2 8 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 40 30 70 112%
Hispanic American 556 365 921 43%
Two or more races 173 124 297 120%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.09%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 68%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 115 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15.9
Mathematics: 16.8
Reading: 16.9
Science: 16.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 60.8%
Mathematics Proficiency: 54.5%
English Proficiency: 35.5%
Science Proficiency: 37.8%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Houston High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,655.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,655

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,332

Federal

Per-student Spending: $496

Overall Rating

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