Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Austin ISD: B

Total students

2,347

Avg. teacher experience

10.9 years

Austin ISD: 10.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.6 %

Austin ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

Austin High School is a high school in Austin, TX, in the Austin ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,347 students. 32.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 98.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.2% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Austin High School was 1109 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 25.1.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,851, which is $790 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1715 W Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78703-4699

Office phone number

(512) 414-2505

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Austin High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,347

African American

88 (3.7%)

Austin ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

6 (0.3%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

54 (2.3%)

Austin ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

827 (35.2%)

Austin ISD: 55%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,268 (54%)

Austin ISD: 30.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

102 (4.3%)

Austin ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

3.7%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

2.3%

Hispanic

35.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

54.0%

Two or more races

4.3%

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

32.9 %

Austin ISD: 47.2%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

23.5 %

Austin ISD: 51.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.2 %

Austin ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

32.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

23.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.3 %

Austin ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

15.7 %

Austin ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.9 %

Austin ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

7.3%

Gifted and talented

15.7%

Special education

9.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Austin ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Austin ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Austin ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Austin ISD: B

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

98.6 %

Austin ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

100 %

Austin ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Austin ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Austin ISD: 98.7%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

96.4 %

Austin ISD: 92.5%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Austin ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Austin ISD: 96.9%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

96.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0.2 %

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Austin ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Austin ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.5 %

Austin ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Austin ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

1 %

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

10.9 %

Austin ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

0 %

Austin ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

18.4 %

Austin ISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

5.7 %

Austin ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

14.3 %

Austin ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Austin ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

8.4 %

Austin ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

8.7 %

Austin ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

33.3 %

Austin ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 22%

African American

22.4 %

Austin ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Austin ISD: 17.6%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

50 %

Austin ISD: 58.2%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

19.2 %

Austin ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

41.7 %

Austin ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

48.8 %

Austin ISD: 41.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

76.5 %

Austin ISD: 76.2%

Statewide: 59%

African American

36.4 %

Austin ISD: 47%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

72.7 %

Austin ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

66.2 %

Austin ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

81.5 %

Austin ISD: 82.7%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

76.2 %

Austin ISD: 83.5%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

1109

Austin ISD: 1058

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

25.1

Austin ISD: 23.1

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

92.8 %

Austin ISD: 84%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

92 %

Austin ISD: 79.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

87.9 %

Austin ISD: 75.3%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

92.8%

Math

92.0%

Reading + Math

87.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

132

African American

5 (3.8%)

Austin ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4 (3%)

Austin ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

23 (17.4%)

Austin ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

97 (73.5%)

Austin ISD: 56.3%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

3 (2.3%)

Austin ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

84.8 (64.3%)

Austin ISD: 68.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

47.2 (35.7%)

Austin ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

17.8

Austin ISD: 13.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

10.9 years

Austin ISD: 10.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$56,851

Austin ISD: $55,849

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,362

Austin ISD: $51,231

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$53,962

Austin ISD: $53,287

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$57,617

Austin ISD: $54,961

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,141

Austin ISD: $56,111

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$59,377

Austin ISD: $61,468

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$74,730

Austin ISD: $70,749

Statewide: $69,974

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