Accountability rating

B

Abilene ISD: B

Total students

1,775

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Abilene ISD: 12.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.5 %

Abilene ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 90%

Cooper High School is a high school in Abilene, TX, in the Abilene ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,775 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 57.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,529, which is $3,593 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Cooper High School was 1045. The average ACT score was 17.0. In the Class of 2018, 96.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.1%.

Contact information

Website

www.abileneisd.org

Address

3639 Sayles Blvd
Abilene, TX 79605-7099

Office phone number

(325) 691-1000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Cooper High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 14. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 25.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 14.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,775

African American

244 (13.7%)

Abilene ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

13 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

58 (3.3%)

Abilene ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

696 (39.2%)

Abilene ISD: 43.9%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

663 (37.4%)

Abilene ISD: 35.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

99 (5.6%)

Abilene ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

13.7%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

3.3%

Hispanic

39.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

37.4%

Two or more races

5.6%

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

57.7 %

Abilene ISD: 45.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

59.8 %

Abilene ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

4.2 %

Abilene ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

57.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.2%

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

4.1 %

Abilene ISD: 6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

79.3 %

Abilene ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.4 %

Abilene ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.4 %

Abilene ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.1%

Career and technical

79.3%

Gifted and talented

6.4%

Special education

13.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Abilene ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Abilene ISD: B

School progress

B

Abilene ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Abilene ISD: C

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

96.5 %

Abilene ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

97.4 %

Abilene ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Abilene ISD: 96.2%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.2 %

Abilene ISD: 92.7%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

94.3 %

Abilene ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Abilene ISD: 97.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

97.4%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

98.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.3%

Two or more races

100.0%

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

0.1 %

Abilene ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Abilene ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Abilene ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0.5%

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

32.8 %

Abilene ISD: 30.1%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

19.6 %

Abilene ISD: 16.9%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

12.5 %

Abilene ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

41.4 %

Abilene ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

30.1 %

Abilene ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

38.5 %

Abilene ISD: 39.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

32.6 %

Abilene ISD: 37.3%

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

48.8 %

Abilene ISD: 44.3%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

50 %

Abilene ISD: 41%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

66.7 %

Abilene ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

40.3 %

Abilene ISD: 33%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

51.6 %

Abilene ISD: 50.9%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

57.1 %

Abilene ISD: 38.7%

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

1045

Abilene ISD: 1047

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

17.0

Abilene ISD: 17.1

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

52.3 %

Abilene ISD: 42.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

42.2 %

Abilene ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

35.8 %

Abilene ISD: 27.7%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

52.3%

Math

42.2%

Reading + Math

35.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

128

African American

2 (1.6%)

Abilene ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

11.6 (9.1%)

Abilene ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

113.4 (88.6%)

Abilene ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.8%)

Abilene ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (1.6%)

Abilene ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

81.9 (64%)

Abilene ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

43.6 (34%)

Abilene ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.5 (0.4%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

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

13.9

Abilene ISD: 15.1

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

12 years

Abilene ISD: 12.5 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

$50,529

Abilene ISD: $50,203

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$41,224

Abilene ISD: $43,413

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,615

Abilene ISD: $45,983

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,001

Abilene ISD: $47,576

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,783

Abilene ISD: $51,117

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$58,480

Abilene ISD: $57,877

Statewide: $62,039

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