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Harmony Science Academy


Overview

Student Enrollment
550
Best High School in Texas
#55
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY
Type Public
 Phone (713)492-0214
 Location 9431 W SAM HOUSTON PKWY S
HOUSTON, TX 77099
Charter School Yes

Harmony Science Academy 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 55th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Harmony Science Academy student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Black population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White14%77
Black21.3%117
Hispanic48.5%267
Asian Pacific14.4%79
Native American Indian0.4%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.5%8

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 22.7%

60.9% 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, HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY students are largely lower income and rank 920th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman159
Sophomore132
Junior129
Senior130
Total550

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 214th in Texas

Students at Harmony Science Academy scored an average 84% 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 18.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Boys90% to 94%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*60% to 69%*
Black80% or more*90% to 94%*
Hispanic90% to 94%*75% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White50% or more*80% to 89%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*21% to 39%*
Limited English80% or more*40% to 49%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
928

The average SAT score for Harmony Science Academy students in 2015 was 928.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Texas

277 out of 259 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (107%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 179th in Texas

Harmony Science Academy offers 21 AP courses. 60 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Harmony Science Academy had 184 taking AP exams with a 104 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 57% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 60% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 59%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

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 Students30.2%167
Boys33.6%88
Girls27.1%79
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6%33
Boys6.5%17
Girls6.1%16

Location

Harmony Science Academy
9431 W SAM HOUSTON PKWY S
HOUSTON, TX
77099
(713)492-0214

10 out of 10 1

District

HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY
HOUSTON, TX