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Seven Lakes High School

This page presents key academic performance metrics for Seven Lakes High School and where its student academic performance ranks among Houston public high schools.

Best Houston open enrollment public high schools rank: 2

Academic performance score: 10

In addition to its 2019 top-tier Houston area high schools academic ranking, Seven Lakes High School is recognized as one of the best open enrollment high schools in Texas. The ranking methodology used for both the state and metropolitan area best high schools analyses is described on this complete 2019 Houston public high school rankings page. High schools with combined State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and college readiness academic performance indexes ranked in the top ten percent of Texas high schools are awarded an academic performance score of 10, high schools in the next lower, ninth decile receive an academic performance score of 9, and so on.

2018 Texas Education Agency (TEA) scaled STAAR score: 95

As described in the Texas Education Agency 2018 Accountability Manual, the STAAR scaled score is calculated by first adding equal weightings of the percentage of STAAR evaluations on which students’ performance mastered grade level, met grade level and approached grade level, dividing the sum by 3 and rounding it to the nearest whole percentage. The TEA refers to this as the STAAR raw component score. This raw score is then adjusted or “scaled” by using a conversion table to align letter grades and scores of Texas public school districts and campuses.

Seven Lakes High School's 2018 academic accountability rating is Met Standard, the top campus rating awarded in 2018 by the TEA.

2018 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results

Scaled STAAR component scores 95 94 94 97 98

2017 college readiness indicators

Percentage of students meeting TSI college-ready criteria 54.0% 72.5% 40.1%
The Advance Placement/International Baccalaureate (AP/IB) and SAT and ACT college admission tests metrics shown above are the percentage of students meeting college-ready criteria specified in the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), a state-legislated program to improve student success in college.

2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists: 24

2016-2017 enrollment

Seven Lakes High School 3,385  
  Ninth grade 881  
  Tenth grade 858  
  Eleventh grade 848  
  Twelfth grade 798  

2016-2017 teaching staff

Number of students per teacher 18.4
Average years teaching experience 13.4

Campus address and phone number

9251 S. Fry Road
Katy, TX 77494
281 237-2800

Sources: Katy Independent School District, Texas Education Agency and National Merit Scholarship Corporation


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