Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Alief ISD: B

Total students

791

Avg. teacher experience

20.5 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Alief ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90%

Kerr High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Alief ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 791 students. The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. 42.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Kerr High School was 1188 for students graduating the previous year. The average ACT score was 23.4.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $70,781, which is $13,690 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.aliefisd.net

Address

8150 Sugarland Howell
Houston, TX 77083-9999

Office phone number

(281) 983-8484

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kerr High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

791

African American

112 (14.2%)

Alief ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Alief ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

454 (57.4%)

Alief ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

186 (23.5%)

Alief ISD: 56.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

29 (3.7%)

Alief ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

7 (0.9%)

Alief ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

14.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

57.4%

Hispanic

23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.7%

Two or more races

0.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

42.2 %

Alief ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

65.2 %

Alief ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.4 %

Alief ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

42.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

65.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1.6 %

Alief ISD: 45.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

32.5 %

Alief ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

37.2 %

Alief ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

0.3 %

Alief ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

1.6%

Career and technical

32.5%

Gifted and talented

37.2%

Special education

0.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

A

Alief ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Alief ISD: C

School progress

A

Alief ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Alief ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Alief ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Alief ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Alief ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Alief ISD: 96.4%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Alief ISD: 90.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Alief ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Alief ISD: 86.1%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Alief ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Alief ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Alief ISD: 1%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Alief ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Alief ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Alief ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

67.1 %

Alief ISD: 21%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

71.4 %

Alief ISD: 17.1%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Alief ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

69.5 %

Alief ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

57.7 %

Alief ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Alief ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

55 %

Alief ISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Alief ISD: 50%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

69.3 %

Alief ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 51%

African American

73.3 %

Alief ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Alief ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

72.5 %

Alief ISD: 47.7%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

56.1 %

Alief ISD: 34%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Alief ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.6%

White

54.5 %

Alief ISD: 50%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Alief ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1188

Alief ISD: 934

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.4

Alief ISD: 19.4

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

97.3 %

Alief ISD: 52.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

100 %

Alief ISD: 41.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

97.3 %

Alief ISD: 35.4%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

97.3%

Math

100.0%

Reading + Math

97.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

39.7

African American

1 (2.5%)

Alief ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (5%)

Alief ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 (10.1%)

Alief ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

28.7 (72.3%)

Alief ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

4 (10.1%)

Alief ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

23.1 (58.1%)

Alief ISD: 68.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

14.6 (36.8%)

Alief ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (5%)

Alief ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

19.9

Alief ISD: 13.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

20.5 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$70,781

Alief ISD: $62,630

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Alief ISD: $52,943

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$59,893

Alief ISD: $58,256

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$64,838

Alief ISD: $61,234

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$68,152

Alief ISD: $65,183

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$74,266

Alief ISD: $72,080

Statewide: $65,449

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