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Austin High School

Magnet school

1,927 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Austin High School is an predominantly Hispanic urban school in Houston with 1,927 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. 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 more than the state average.

The school spends $5,164 per student for academic programs and $7,844 per student for all school functions.

Austin High School is located in Congressional District 29, State Board of Education District 4 represented by Lawrence A. Allen Jr., Texas House District 145 represented by Carol Alvarado and Texas Senate District 6 represented by Sylvia R. Garcia.

Demographics

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

Academics



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

Staff

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

Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


Peers

These campuses are identified as peers for Austin 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
Bellville High School 674 Met Standard Bellville
C Douglas Killough Lewisville High School North 907 Met Standard Lewisville
CE King High School 1,588 Met Standard Houston
David W Carter High School 1,387 Met Standard Dallas
DeBakey High School for Health Professions M 887 Met Standard Houston
East Early College High School 416 Met Standard Houston
Eastwood Academy 320 Met Standard Houston
El Paso High School 1,315 Met Standard El Paso
Gainesville High School 622 Met Standard Gainesville
Godley High School 419 Met Standard Godley
Greenville High School 1,051 Met Standard Greenville
Hamshire-Fannett High School 544 Met Standard Hamshire
Ingleside High School 557 Met Standard Ingleside
Joshua High School 1,228 Met Standard Joshua
Jourdanton High School 326 Met Standard Jourdanton
Kaufman High School 964 Met Standard Kaufman
Lake Highlands Freshman Center 624 Met Standard Dallas
Lampasas High School 993 Met Standard Lampasas
La Vernia High School 861 Met Standard La Vernia
Lockhart High School 951 Met Standard Lockhart
Lumberton High School 1,062 Met Standard Lumberton
Mabank High School 982 Met Standard Mabank
Mission Early College High School 483 Met Standard El Paso
Northbrook High School 1,888 Met Standard Houston
Parkland High School 1,292 Met Standard El Paso
Reagan High School M 1,846 Met Standard Houston
Rick Hawkins High School C 269 Improvement Required San Antonio
School Of Business And Management M 528 Met Standard Dallas
School Of Health Professions M 542 Met Standard Dallas
Sweeny High School 589 Met Standard Sweeny
Taylor High School 879 Met Standard Taylor
Toloso-Midway High School 1,015 Met Standard Corpus Christi
Tornillo High School 315 Met Standard Tornillo
WH Ford High School 701 Met Standard Quinlan
Willowridge High School 1,451 Met Standard Houston
Yates High School M 1,213 Met Standard Houston