Houston High School

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4635 E Houston St

San Antonio, TX 78220

(210) 661-4134

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,004

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Houston High School

Sam Houston is an awesome school with a bad rap and is unfairly judged, as is all of SAISD! We are an award winning unique urban district. I am an active parent that can tell you from all aspects and experience as an educator, one HUGE mistake was to remove Mr. Simpson from Sam Houston! A great effort ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/09

I am a proud parent and my son is currently attending the school ,Sam Houston is a great school and has a great leader.Mrs. Hammonds is doing a great job .We have new programs such as The M.E.T. program(manufacturing,engineering,and technology) we competed in robotics competitions in Houston,Tx.and did ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/09

I am a proud parent of my child whom is currently attending Sam Houston High. The school is very under rated due to it's location. My child excels in sports, and manufacturing which I believe is a new program at the school. The teachers he has are great from what I am told by my child.

Posted by a parent on 10/27/08

i love sam houston because it allows me to focus on college , and not other things. my favorite teacher there is mrs.johnson she helped me through my roughest times go samm!!!! -lorenzia tomas

Posted by a teacher on 04/29/08

The Principal, Mr. Simpson is highly underrated. He works hard, is a skilled leader, and has high standards. Many have given him a hard time but he continues to fight for what's right.

Posted by a parent on 04/06/05

This school is one strong in tradition of high standards dating back from the '70s. Due to some very bad isolated disciplinary incidents pertaining to students as well as administrative staff the school has been trying to overcome a negative reputation. My daughter graduated top of her class and it ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/04

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Test scores for Houston High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Houston High School
San Antonio Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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San Antonio schools — Houston High School is located at 4635 E Houston St, San Antonio TX 78220. 4635 E Houston St is in the 78220 ZIP code in San Antonio, TX The school district for Houston High School is the San Antonio Isd. Houston High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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