FURR HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
520 MERCURY DR
HOUSTON, TX 77013
Visit this school's website
Phone: 713-675-1118
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Houston Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 255.3
  • Number Students: 1021
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5250
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Bertie Simmons
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (23 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (10 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 2
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-23
    "this is a bad school i dont understand why the rating in the tests are great i have friends and they are always skipping school and how is it possible for them to be having grades like my other friend that goes to an all girls school where they work so hard and have homework everyday .they go off campus and teachers are okay with it ,you can find this kids on the street or in parks doing illegal things i just dont understand why they say this is such a great school terribly wrong ."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-20
    "My husband and myself graduated from this school as well as his sister and my four siblings. My son just started this school year there and he loves it. I too, see students walking away from campus right around 8:50 am toward the park. They have no shame, but they will years from now when they can't find a good job. Teachers there are awesome."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-15
    "The students that are walking away from the school are in Co-Op and they have to leave early for work. Many of them are from the dropout program and have flexible schedules. Furr is a amazing school. I think people in the neighbor should come to the school and talk to the principal so concerns could be addressed."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-02
    "You always see kids walking away from campus at any given time of day! Kids are often seen walking off to Herman Brown Park, down towards Oates Rd. And lets not forget, right before dismissal time they start walking back to the area of the school, I've been seeing this for the last 20 years!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-30
    "Furr High School is an amazing school with outstanding leadership. Teacher and student involvement is beyond what I ever expected prior to enrolling my son at Furr. I am an involved parent and I enjoy working with the parents, staff and overall leadership at the school. I have and will encourage other parents to not consider but to enroll theur child at Furr. I rate this school a five."
    Page 1 of 2
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Billy Smith
    CENTURY 21 The Real Estate Group
    281.­705.7483
    13130 Memorial Drive
    Houston, TX 77079
    Edgar Romirez Sagredo
    CENTURY 21 Hardee-Team Realty
    713.­899.3597
    1501 West 18th Street
    Houston, TX 77008
    Dagmar Miller
    CENTURY 21 Hardee-Team Realty
    281.­900.3054
    1501 West 18th Street
    Houston, TX 77008
    Kathy Minter
    CENTURY 21 Garlington & Associates
    832.­647.0883
    14654 Woodforest Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77015
    Michelle Mattli
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    281.­455.3955
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Miguel Santiuste
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    832.­436.5067
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Michael Smith
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    713.­732.6207
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Juan Garza
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    713.­299.7194
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Debi James
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    832.­553.8300
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Thelma Garcia
    CENTURY 21 Garlington & Associates
    713.­455.0011
    14654 Woodforest Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77015
    Lenny Curry
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    832.­755.5002
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    John Giraldo
    CENTURY 21 Garlington & Associates
    713.­455.0011
    14654 Woodforest Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77015
    Cynthia Moccia
    CENTURY 21 The Real Estate Group
    713.­278.2555
    13130 Memorial Drive
    Houston, TX 77079
    Pamela Palash
    CENTURY 21 Ross Group
    281.­469.7677
    12623 Jones Road
    Houston, TX 77070
    Kristin Mehl
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    832.­553.8300
    3033 Chimney Rock #120
    Houston, TX 77056
    Carol Lambert
    CENTURY 21 Ross Group
    281.­469.7677
    12623 Jones Road
    Houston, TX 77070
    Mary Ann McIntyre
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    281.­796.3987
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Bryan Causey
    CENTURY 21 Ross Group
    281.­469.7677
    12623 Jones Road
    Houston, TX 77070
    Sim Chandler
    CENTURY 21 Hardee-Team Realty
    832.­771.1139
    1501 West 18th Street
    Houston, TX 77008
    Monica Vaca
    CENTURY 21 The Real Estate Group
    713.­278.2555
    13130 Memorial Drive
    Houston, TX 77079
    Stefanie Hebert
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    832.­553.8300
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    JULIE DELANEY
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    281.­723.8693
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Abay Sanusi
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    281.­235.2600
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054
    Kedrick Johnson
    CENTURY 21 Olympian
    713.­992.6089
    2626 South Loop West, 118
    Houston, TX 77054