Clear Lake High School is consistently one of the top rated schools in Texas and in the United States. In 2014, the campus earned all six distinctions from the Texas Education Agency: Reading/ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Closing Performance Gaps, and Post-Secondary Readiness. Coming in at No. 266, Clear Lake High School is once again ranked by The Daily Beast (formerly Newsweek magazine) as one of America’s Best High Schools. U.S. News and World Report also recognized CLHS, ranking it at No. 831 in the United States (87th in Texas), and the Washington Post ranked CLHS at No. 792 in the U.S. Clear Lake is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. As of September 3, 2014, there are 2,463 students enrolled: 626 seniors; 593 juniors; 634 sophomores; 610 freshmen. The student body is composed of students from all parts of the United States and many foreign countries. Our ethnic diversity is 51.68% Caucasian; 21.84% His-panic; 15.83% Asian; 6.54% African American; 0.37% American Indian; 0.12% Pacific Islander; 3.53% reporting two or more races. Approximately 15.5% of our students are economically disadvantaged. CLHS is located one mile from NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Major contributors to our local economy are aerospace corporations that serve NASA, the petrochemical industry, tourism, recreational boating, and the many businesses which serve a diverse suburban population. Approximately 66.5% of our graduates go on to 4 year institutions, 27.5% go on to 2 year institutions, 1.6% go on to the military, and 4.5% go on to work, technical school or other.
Our curriculum consists of 436 courses for students to choose to prepare themselves for college, university, technical school or a career. Courses are offered at a regular level of study as well as an advanced level. Regular courses are the courses in which the greatest portion of the student body enrolls. Advanced Academic, Pre-Advanced Placement, and Advanced Placement courses are advanced level classes that provide students with more concentrated study in a particular field.
Learn more about Clear Lake High School: 2014-2015 SCHOOL PROFILE
2013-2014 SCHOOL PROFILE