PROFICIENCY 54% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #205 of 283 in HOUSTON ISD
  • Ranked #544 of 718 in Houston
  • Ranked #7012 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
66%HOUSTON ISD
73%Houston
72%Texas

Furr High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "HOUSTON ISD" in Houston, TX. There are a total of 1,013 students and 51 teachers at Furr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 921 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Furr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.0%, which is 25% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1013
Teachers51.49
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch921
Reduced lunch42

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Furr High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School60-64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

AreaVibes 250 for $2,500 Short Essay Scholarship

At AreaVibes, we believe that education is the key to our children’s future. To show our support and to contribute to the nation’s future generation of students, we are offering educational scholarship awards.

Learn more about the scholarship

Furr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 2.0% 8.4% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 17.5% 24.9% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 3.6% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.8% 61.8% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.9% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Reach Charter21%0.1Houston, TX
Whittier Elementary School63%0.6Jacinto City, TX
Oates Elementary School60%1.0Houston, TX
Jacinto City Elementary School75%1.2Jacinto City, TX
Pleasantville Elementary School75%1.7Houston, TX
The Varnett School - East77%1.8Houston, TX
Harris R P Elementary School55%1.8Houston, TX
Holland Middle School62%1.9Houston, TX
Pyburn Elementary School79%2.1Houston, TX
Robinson Elementary School68%2.3Houston, TX
Normandy Crossing Elementary School71%2.4Houston, TX
Port Houston Elementary School60%2.4Houston, TX

Houston demographics profile

StatisticHoustonTexasNational
Population2,240,58226,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,5209791
Median age32.734.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Speak English52%65%79%
Speak Spanish38%30%13%

Education level achieved in Houston

IndexHoustonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Furr High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.