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Odessa High School

2,713 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Odessa High School is a school with 2,713 students. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $3,680 per student for academic programs and $5,789 per student for all school functions.

Odessa High School is located in Congressional District 11, State Board of Education District 1 represented by Martha Dominguez, Texas House District 81 represented by Brooks Landgraf and Texas Senate District 31 represented by Kel Seliger.


Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Odessa High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Atascocita High School 3,193 Met Standard Humble
Bellaire High School M 3,355 Met Standard Bellaire
Burleson High School 2,623 Met Standard Burleson
Central High School 2,754 Met Standard Keller
Clear Lake High School 3,431 Met Standard Houston
Cyfair High School 3,191 Met Standard Cypress
Cypress Woods High School 3,153 Met Standard Cypress
Deer Park High School 3,742 Met Standard Deer Park
Dobie High School 3,431 Met Standard Houston
Hightower High School 2,719 Met Standard Missouri City
Keller High School 2,801 Met Standard Keller
Klein Collins High School 3,247 Met Standard Spring
Klein High School 3,151 Met Standard Klein
Klein Oak High School 3,717 Met Standard Spring
Lamar High School M 2,984 Met Standard Houston
Langham Creek High School 3,126 Met Standard Houston
Martin High School 3,273 Met Standard Arlington
Midway High School 1,961 Met Standard Woodway
Permian High School 2,322 Met Standard Odessa
Spring High School 3,520 Met Standard Spring
The Woodlands High School 3,787 Met Standard The Woodlands