Sam Houston High School

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2000 Sam Houston Dr

Arlington, TX 76014

(682) 867-8200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,368

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

50 Parent Reviews for Sam Houston High School

Best school in Texas, AISD, and best principal!! Love the school spirit and students. Its grown to be a better school year after year

Posted by a other on 11/21/14

I am an alumna of Sam that graduated just this summer. I was able to experience the difference that Sam had been undergoing and currently still is. I couldn't be more proud of my alma mater. I was in the orchestra, golf team, AVID program, National Honor Society, and also taking multiple Pre-AP and AP ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/10/14

Class of 2014, best high school in AISD. Our IB (International Baccalaureate) program, if which I was a part of, was unmatched. Best teachers in the business. I'm a current Mav and my experience at Sam has made the transition very easy, with all the diversity and involvement. If u ever pass by Sam remember ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/07/14

With such deep traditions, amazing teachers, as well as incredible students that continue to strive for excellence truly do make Sam the best High School in AISD, hands down.

Posted by a student on 08/08/14

Alum and former staff here - Excellent things are happening at Sam Houston High School! New leadership and a fresh school spirit and pride are sweeping through the halls and into the community. SHHS offers something for everyone. A cosmetology program, IB (International Baccalaureate) and AVID to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/08/14

Sam Houston H.S. is a really wonderful school with caring teachers. My child was in the band program all 4 years and loved her time at SHHS. I also enjoyed getting involved and attending events. Her high school experience was really wonderful and she is now off to college!

Posted by a parent on 08/07/14

There is no other school like Big Sam, where teachers will go out of their way to help students succeed. Lately, you've been able to feel the pride and school spirit in these halls that for a while was weakened due to false rumors; but no matter what this school has pulled through and has shown its true ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/07/14

Sam Houston High school is a great school with caring teachers, counselors, assistant principles, and a principle that has gone well beyond to make Sam Houston the best in the city.

Posted by a other on 08/07/14

Its an awsome school ! If you do it right, you'll enjoy your time making memories and lifelong friends.

Posted by a teacher on 08/06/14

My school is an important part of the community, reaching out to students and parents to become positive members of society.

Posted by a other on 08/06/14

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Test scores
Test scores for Sam Houston High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Sam Houston High School
Arlington 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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Arlington schools — Sam Houston High School is located at 2000 Sam Houston Dr, Arlington TX 76014. 2000 Sam Houston Dr is in the 76014 ZIP code in Arlington, TX The school district for Sam Houston High School is the Arlington Isd. Sam Houston High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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