Community and School DemographicsAl-Hadi School is situated in Southwest Houston and caters to a diverse population that travels from many different areas of the city. The population is made up of mostly first generation Americans with parents who come from different parts of the world to settle in the United States. The majority of our students are bilingual in several different languages. Most of the parents are graduates with Bachelor or Master degrees and are very involved when it comes to their children’s education.
Enrollment:The school offers enrollment to students in preschool, elementary, middle and high school and enrollment averages about 300 students in total.
Curriculum:Al Hadi School courses are guided by the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the guideline / standards set by the National Council of Teachers of English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered and are based on rigorous curricula that encourage higher level thinking skills and help establish study skills necessary for college level study.
AP Statistics:Number of students who have appeared in AP tests over the last 3 years: 10
Percentage of scores that have qualified for college credit: 80%
Subjects in which AP tests have been administered: English Literature, English Language, World History, Government, Psychology
Dual Credits:The school offers high school students the option to enroll in Dual Credit courses in collaboration the Houston Community College system and San Jacinto College. Students have received credit for a number of courses through the Dual Credit program, including English, Government, Chemistry, Precalculus, US History, and Western Civilizations.
Grading & Ranking Procedures:Student GPA’s are calculated based on a weighted average of high school courses taken at AHS. The school does not rank graduates. The GPA is provided on a scale of 4 to accommodate college admission requirements.
Colleges attended by or have accepted AHS students:University of Texas in Austin
University of Texas in San Antonio
Houston Baptist University
University of Houston
Houston Community College
San Jacinto Community College
St. Edwards University, Austin
Standardized Testing:Students in grades 10 and 11 take the PSAT test in preparation for college entrance testing. Juniors and seniors take the SAT. Seventh graders participate in the Duke University TIP program (ACT test). Students have won medals in various subjects over the last four years of participation in this program. Students in grades KG – 10 take the Terra Nova Test (CAT) and CTP4 (Education Records Bureau) standardized tests as part of the end of the year assessment program.
SAT Statistics:Average AHS score have risen from 1200/1400 to 1400/1600 over the last 2 years.
Competitions:Students have participated in the following competitions over the last five years:
National Engineers Week Future City Competition (SIM City)
Houston Spelling Bee
AHS Science Fair
Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA)