|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||HOUSTON ISD|
HOUSTON, TX 77004
Houston Academy For International Studies 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 71st in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Houston Academy For International Studies student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant Black population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||1.4%||6|
55.8% 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, HOUSTON ACADEMY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES students are largely lower-middle income and rank 833rd in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at Houston Academy For International Studies scored an average 93% 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 4% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||80% or more*||85% to 89%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Black||80% or more*||85% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||90% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|White||suppressed*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Houston Academy For International Studies students in 2015 was 923.
204 out of 210 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (97%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 3% for participation.
Houston Academy For International Studies offers 9 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Houston Academy For International Studies had 123 taking AP exams with a 12 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 7% percentile and significantly lower than the state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||10%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||31%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Courses Offered||9|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||1%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
Houston Academy For International Studies