Bellaire High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
3,689
Best High School in Texas
#312
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HOUSTON ISD
Type Public
 Phone (713)295-3704
 Location 5100 MAPLE
BELLAIRE, TX 77401
Charter School No

Bellaire High School has an academic rating somewhat above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 312nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Bellaire High School student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White21.8%803
Black20.3%748
Hispanic42.7%1,574
Asian Pacific13.3%492
Native American Indian0.3%10
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%4
Two or more races1.6%58

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 47.3%

39.8% 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, BELLAIRE H S students are largely middle income and rank 562nd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman989
Sophomore1,070
Junior913
Senior717
Total3,689

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
74%
Rank in Texas
520th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Bellaire High School scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 43.6% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80%79%
Boys73%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*less than 50%*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% to 94%*
Black70% to 74%*67%
Hispanic74%66%
Multiracial50% or more*90% or more*
White85% to 89%*91%
With Disabilites35% to 39%*35% to 39%*
Limited English50% to 54%*23%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1030

The average SAT score for Bellaire High School students in 2015 was 1030.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
80%
Rank in Texas
66th
Rating
9 out of 10

1,305 out of 1,630 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (80%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
15%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
82nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Bellaire High School offers 22 AP courses. 15 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 42% percentile and slightly below the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Bellaire High School had 534 taking AP exams with a 397 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 74% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 15% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Courses Offered 22

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%27
Boys1%18
Girls0.5%9
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.6%20
Boys1%18
Girls0.1%2

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students14%504
Boys16.6%303
Girls11.4%201
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.1%148
Boys6.6%120
Girls1.5%28

Location

Bellaire High School
5100 MAPLE
BELLAIRE, TX
77401
(713)295-3704

8 out of 10 1

District

HOUSTON ISD
HOUSTON, TX