Bellaire High School
Best High School in Texas#312
|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||HOUSTON ISD|
BELLAIRE, TX 77401
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.
The Bellaire High School student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||10|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||4|
|Two or more races||1.6%||58|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas520th
Rating5 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|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||suppressed*||less than 50%*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||90% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||70% to 74%*||67%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||90% or more*|
|White||85% to 89%*||91%|
|With Disabilites||35% to 39%*||35% to 39%*|
|Limited English||50% to 54%*||23%|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1030
The average SAT score for Bellaire High School students in 2015 was 1030.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT80%
Rank in Texas66th
Rating9 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 Rate15%
AP Pass Rank in Texas82nd
AP Pass Rate Rating8 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%|
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Bellaire High School