PROFICIENCY 56% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #193 of 283 in HOUSTON ISD
  • Ranked #520 of 718 in Houston
  • Ranked #6902 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
66%HOUSTON ISD
73%Houston
72%Texas

Sharpstown 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 1,558 students and 74 teachers at Sharpstown High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,334 free lunch students and 129 reduced lunch students.

Sharpstown High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.5%, which is 23% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1558
Teachers74.23
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1334
Reduced lunch129

 

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 Sharpstown 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
All63%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School63%

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.

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Sharpstown High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 2.1% 8.4% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 28.1% 24.9% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 3.6% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 66.4% 61.8% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.9% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Sugar Grove Academy45%0.2Houston, TX
Bonham Elementary School56%0.3Houston, TX
Mcnamara Elementary School58%0.7Houston, TX
Southwest Schools Bissonnet El Campus82%0.8Houston, TX
Fondren Middle School50%0.9Houston, TX
Elrod Elementary School74%1.2Houston, TX
Sutton Elementary School69%1.2Houston, TX
Sharpstown International School90%1.4Houston, TX
Neff Elementary School75%1.5Houston, TX
Valley West Elementary School77%1.6Houston, TX
Milne Elementary School61%1.6Houston, TX
Herod Elementary School82%1.7Houston, 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%
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Source: The Sharpstown High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.