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Perfor & Vis Arts High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
724
Best High School in Texas
#3
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HOUSTON ISD
Type Public
 Phone (713)942-1960
 Location 4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006
Charter School No

Perfor & Vis Arts 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 3rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Perfor & Vis Arts High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White47%340
Black17.4%126
Hispanic23.9%173
Asian Pacific9.4%68
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.2%16

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 7.1%

13.8% 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, PERFOR & VIS ARTS H S students are largely wealthy and rank 84th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman206
Sophomore183
Junior166
Senior169
Total724

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Texas

Students at Perfor & Vis Arts High School scored an average 97% 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 1.1% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*95% or more*
Boys90% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*90% or more*
Black80% or more*90% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*95% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White80% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1132

The average SAT score for Perfor & Vis Arts High School students in 2015 was 1132.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 21st in Texas

330 out of 335 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (99%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 3% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 35th in Texas

Perfor & Vis Arts High School offers 12 AP courses. 35 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Perfor & Vis Arts High School had 242 taking AP exams with a 219 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 90% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 35% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate -2%
AP Courses Offered 12

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%8
Boys2.4%6
Girls0.8%2

Location

Perfor & Vis Arts High School
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX
77006
(713)942-1960

10 out of 10 1

District

HOUSTON ISD
HOUSTON, TX