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Debakey High School For Health Prof


Overview

Student Enrollment
844
Best High School in Texas
#1
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HOUSTON ISD
Type Public
 Phone (713)741-2410
 Location 3100 SHENANDOAH ST
HOUSTON, TX 77021
Charter School No

Debakey High School For Health Prof 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 1st in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Debakey High School For Health Prof student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White10%84
Black16.7%141
Hispanic27.6%233
Asian Pacific43.6%368
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%7
Two or more races1.1%9

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 26.4%

28.9% 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, DEBAKEY H S FOR HEALTH PROF students are largely upper-middle income and rank 314th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman258
Sophomore203
Junior194
Senior189
Total844

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Texas

Students at Debakey High School For Health Prof scored an average 97% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.1% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*95% or more*
Boys80% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*95% or more*
Black50% or more*95% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*95% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White50% or more*90% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1269

The average SAT score for Debakey High School For Health Prof students in 2015 was 1269.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Texas

369 out of 383 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (96%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 3% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 31st in Texas

Debakey High School For Health Prof offers 17 AP courses. 43 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Debakey High School For Health Prof had 350 taking AP exams with a 318 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 91% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 43% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

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 Students0.3%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0

Location

Debakey High School For Health Prof
3100 SHENANDOAH ST
HOUSTON, TX
77021
(713)741-2410

10 out of 10 1

District

HOUSTON ISD
HOUSTON, TX