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Kipp Houston High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
591
Best High School in Texas
#61
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District KIPP INC CHARTER
Type Public
 Phone (832)328-1051
 Location 10711 KIPP WAY
HOUSTON, TX 77099
Charter School Yes

Kipp Houston 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 61st in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Kipp Houston High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0.5%3
Black18.8%111
Hispanic77.3%457
Asian Pacific2%12
Native American Indian0.2%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%3
Two or more races0.7%4

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 11.5%

75.3% 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, KIPP HOUSTON H S students are largely lower income and rank 1053rd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman177
Sophomore161
Junior131
Senior122
Total591

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 103rd in Texas

Students at Kipp Houston High School scored an average 88% 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 9.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Boys80% or more*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*50% or more*
Black50% or more*85% to 89%*
Hispanic80% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilites50% or more*40% to 59%*
Limited English80% or more*70% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
977

The average SAT score for Kipp Houston High School students in 2015 was 977.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 219th in Texas

136 out of 253 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

4 out of 10

Rank: 321st in Texas

Kipp Houston High School offers 14 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Kipp Houston High School had 245 taking AP exams with a 106 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 49% percentile and about equal to the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 43% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 44% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 35%
AP Courses Offered 14

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

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 Students0.4%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.6%26
Boys8.1%22
Girls1.5%4

Location

Kipp Houston High School
10711 KIPP WAY
HOUSTON, TX
77099
(832)328-1051

10 out of 10 1

District

KIPP INC CHARTER
HOUSTON, TX