PROFICIENCY 37% 1% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Houston County
37%Columbia
37%Alabama

Houston Co High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Houston County" in Columbia, AL. There are a total of 337 students and 23 teachers at Houston Co High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 232 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Houston Co High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 1% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students337
Teachers23
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch232
Reduced lunch42

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Houston Co 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
All25-29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
740-44%
825-29%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
740-44%
845-49%
High School40-49%

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.

Houston Co High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 54.1% 78.7% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 40.5% 15.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.4% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 4.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Columbia demographics profile

StatisticColumbiaAlabamaNational
Population5284,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1349791
Median age53.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade77.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Houston Co High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.