Accountability rating

B

Howe ISD: B

Total students

372

Avg. teacher experience

13.9 years

Howe ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.9 %

Howe ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

Howe High School is a high school in Howe, TX, in the Howe ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 372 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 30.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,348, which is $774 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Howe High School was 1059. The average ACT score was 22.8. In the Class of 2018, 95.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.4%.

Click or tap the map to enable panning and zooming.

Contact information

Website

www.howeisd.net

Address

200 E Ponderosa
Howe, TX 75459-4554

Office phone number

(903) 745-4400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Howe High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

372

African American

7 (1.9%)

Howe ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

9 (2.4%)

Howe ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.5%)

Howe ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

68 (18.3%)

Howe ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

272 (73.1%)

Howe ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

14 (3.8%)

Howe ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.9%

American Indian

2.4%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

18.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

73.1%

Two or more races

3.8%

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

30.4 %

Howe ISD: 39.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

37.4 %

Howe ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.5 %

Howe ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

30.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

37.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

3.5 %

Howe ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

89.8 %

Howe ISD: 29.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.6 %

Howe ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.2 %

Howe ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.5%

Career and technical

89.8%

Gifted and talented

4.6%

Special education

14.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Howe ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Howe ISD: B

School progress

B

Howe ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Howe ISD: B

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

95.9 %

Howe ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

75 %

Howe ISD: 75%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

98.3 %

Howe ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

75.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

1.4 %

Howe ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

5.8 %

Howe ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.7 %

Howe ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

20.2 %

Howe ISD: 20.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

5.3 %

Howe ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

23.2 %

Howe ISD: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

16.7 %

Howe ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

20.6 %

Howe ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Howe ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

21.9 %

Howe ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Howe ISD: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

1059

Howe ISD: 1059

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.8

Howe ISD: 22.8

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

56.3 %

Howe ISD: 56.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

45.1 %

Howe ISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

40.8 %

Howe ISD: 40.8%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

56.3%

Math

45.1%

Reading + Math

40.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

31

African American

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

31 (100%)

Howe ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Howe ISD: 2.2%

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%)

Howe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20.3 (65.3%)

Howe ISD: 78.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.8 (31.7%)

Howe ISD: 20.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.9 (3%)

Howe ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

12

Howe ISD: 14.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

13.9 years

Howe ISD: 13.3 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

$53,348

Howe ISD: $51,038

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$42,815

Howe ISD: $40,917

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,200

Howe ISD: $42,464

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$46,166

Howe ISD: $45,864

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,919

Howe ISD: $53,779

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,070

Howe ISD: $61,019

Statewide: $62,039

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune