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Kingwood High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,610
Best High School in Texas
#45
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HUMBLE ISD
Type Public
 Phone (281)641-6900
 Location 2701 KINGWOOD DR
KINGWOOD, TX 77339
Charter School No

Kingwood High School 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 45th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Kingwood High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White76%1,984
Black3.1%80
Hispanic13.6%354
Asian Pacific4.5%118
Native American Indian0.4%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%9
Two or more races2.1%54

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 1%

3.6% 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, KINGWOOD H S students are largely wealthy and rank 11th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman700
Sophomore659
Junior641
Senior610
Total2,610

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 62nd in Texas

Students at Kingwood High School scored an average 92% 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 6% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*94%
Boys90% to 94%*90%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*90% to 94%*
Black50% or more*80% to 89%*
Hispanic90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
Multiracialsuppressed*80% or more*
White90% to 94%*93%
With Disabilites60% to 69%*50% to 54%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1104

The average SAT score for Kingwood High School students in 2015 was 1104.

College Admission Test Participation

5 out of 10

Rank: 558th in Texas

432 out of 1,251 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (35%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 48% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 51st in Texas

Kingwood High School offers 21 AP courses. 33 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Kingwood High School had 652 taking AP exams with a 541 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 83% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 33% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

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 Students2.8%71
Boys4.1%54
Girls1.4%17
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%14
Boys0.9%12
Girls0.2%2

Location

Kingwood High School
2701 KINGWOOD DR
KINGWOOD, TX
77339
(281)641-6900

10 out of 10 1

District

HUMBLE ISD
HUMBLE, TX