In 2010, the Houston ISD District spent $9,052 per student. In 2010 the district spent 59% on instruction, 36% on support services, and 6% on other services.
The TAKS is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in Grades 3 through 9 in reading, in Grades 4 and 7 in writing, and in Grades 10 and 11 in English language arts. Math skills are assessed in Grades 3 through 11, and students are assessed in Grades 5, 8, 10, and 11 in science, and in Grades 8, 10, and 11 in social studies.How is it Scored?
Students receive one of two ratings: met standard or commended performance. The goal is for all students to meet the state standard. Students must pass the TAKS tests in grades 3, 5, and 8 in order to be promoted to the next grade, and in grade 11 in order to graduate from high school.
The ACT is a national college admissions test used to assess student performance in high school curriculum areas.Which Grades and Subjects?
The ACT Composite score is an average of English, math, reading, and science scores. The scores reported are for 12th grade students who have taken the test in grades 10, 11 or 12.How is it Scored?
ACT scores range from a low score of 1 to a high score of 36.
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Kipp Sunnyside High School 0.5 miles||n/a|
|Worthing High School 0.7 miles|
|Vision Academy 0.7 miles|
|Empowerment College Prep High School 2.1 miles|
|Jones High School 2.4 miles|