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Memorial High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,600
Best High School in Texas
#27
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District SPRING BRANCH ISD
Type Public
 Phone (713)251-2500
 Location 935 ECHO LN
HOUSTON, TX 77024
Charter School No

Memorial 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 27th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Memorial High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White61.5%1,598
Black1.9%49
Hispanic17.9%465
Asian Pacific16.2%420
Native American Indian0.3%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races2.2%56

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 3.5%

8.6% 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, MEMORIAL H S students are largely wealthy and rank 41st in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman721
Sophomore649
Junior630
Senior600
Total2,600

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 149th in Texas

Students at Memorial High School scored an average 86% 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 12.9% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*93%
Boys75% to 79%*87%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*90% to 94%*
Black60% to 79%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic75% to 79%*80%
Multiracial50% or more*90% or more*
White80% to 84%*94%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*30% to 39%*
Limited English70% to 79%*45% to 49%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1149

The average SAT score for Memorial High School students in 2015 was 1149.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 86th in Texas

929 out of 1,230 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (76%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 29th in Texas

Memorial High School offers 22 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Memorial High School had 331 taking AP exams with a 304 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 92% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

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 Students4.7%121
Boys7.8%99
Girls1.7%22
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%42
Boys3%38
Girls0.3%4

Location

Memorial High School
935 ECHO LN
HOUSTON, TX
77024
(713)251-2500

10 out of 10 1

District

SPRING BRANCH ISD
HOUSTON, TX