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Alamo Heights High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,549
Best High School in Texas
#35
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District ALAMO HEIGHTS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (210)820-8850
 Location 6900 BROADWAY ST
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78209
Charter School No

Alamo Heights High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 35th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Alamo Heights High School student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White54.7%848
Black1%16
Hispanic40.3%624
Asian Pacific2.6%41
Native American Indian0.7%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.6%9

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 5.5%

12.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, ALAMO HEIGHTS H S students are largely wealthy and rank 65th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman408
Sophomore411
Junior379
Senior351
Total1,549

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 149th in Texas

Students at Alamo Heights High School scored an average 86% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.9% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*90%
Boys85% to 89%*81%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*80% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic80% to 84%*78%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White90% to 94%*92%
With Disabilites60% to 79%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1100

The average SAT score for Alamo Heights High School students in 2015 was 1100.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 198th in Texas

407 out of 730 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 18% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 70th in Texas

Alamo Heights High School offers 22 AP courses. 45 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Alamo Heights High School had 536 taking AP exams with a 417 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 45% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 42%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Alamo Heights High School
6900 BROADWAY ST
SAN ANTONIO, TX
78209
(210)820-8850

10 out of 10 1

District

ALAMO HEIGHTS ISD
SAN ANTONIO, TX