Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Comal ISD: A

Total students

2,467

Avg. teacher experience

12.4 years

Comal ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.9 %

Comal ISD: 97%

Statewide: 90.3%

Canyon High School is a high school in New Braunfels, TX, in the Comal ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,467 students. 36.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.4% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 97.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.3% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Canyon High School was 1008 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.5.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,946, which is $695 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1404 Ih 35 N
New Braunfels, TX 78130-3240

Office phone number

(830) 221-2400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Canyon High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,467

African American

84 (3.4%)

Comal ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

4 (0.2%)

Comal ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

42 (1.7%)

Comal ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

1,122 (45.5%)

Comal ISD: 40.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

8 (0.3%)

Comal ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,129 (45.8%)

Comal ISD: 51.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

78 (3.2%)

Comal ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

3.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

45.5%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

45.8%

Two or more races

3.2%

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

36.5 %

Comal ISD: 34%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

33.5 %

Comal ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.5 %

Comal ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

36.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

33.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.5%

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

3.4 %

Comal ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

8.5 %

Comal ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10.8 %

Comal ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.4%

Gifted and talented

8.5%

Special education

10.8%

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)

B

Comal ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Comal ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Comal ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Comal ISD: A

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

97.9 %

Comal ISD: 97%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

100 %

Comal ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Comal ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Comal ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

95.6 %

Comal ISD: 96%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Comal ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

99.3 %

Comal ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Comal ISD: 97.7%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

95.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

99.3%

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

0.3 %

Comal ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Comal ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Comal ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Comal ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Comal ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Comal ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.1 %

Comal ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

2.9 %

Comal ISD: 1.4%

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

10.3 %

Comal ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Comal ISD: 4%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

8.2 %

Comal ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Comal ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

13.6 %

Comal ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

25 %

Comal ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

7.5 %

Comal ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

11.8 %

Comal ISD: 5.2%

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

37.6 %

Comal ISD: 29%

Statewide: 22%

African American

26.2 %

Comal ISD: 17.2%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Comal ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

57.6 %

Comal ISD: 53.1%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

25.8 %

Comal ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Comal ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

47.7 %

Comal ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

36.6 %

Comal ISD: 28.1%

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

49.8 %

Comal ISD: 61.1%

Statewide: 59%

African American

27.3 %

Comal ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Comal ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

73.7 %

Comal ISD: 70.6%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

40.7 %

Comal ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Comal ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

53.4 %

Comal ISD: 64.1%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

46.7 %

Comal ISD: 65.6%

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

1008

Comal ISD: 1042

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.5

Comal ISD: 23.0

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

64.9 %

Comal ISD: 71.1%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

55.2 %

Comal ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

50.7 %

Comal ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

64.9%

Math

55.2%

Reading + Math

50.7%

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

148.8

African American

2 (1.3%)

Comal ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Comal ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Comal ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

27.2 (18.3%)

Comal ISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Comal ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

117.6 (79.1%)

Comal ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (0.7%)

Comal ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.4 (1.6%)

Comal ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

116.6 (78.4%)

Comal ISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

29.1 (19.6%)

Comal ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0.6 (0.4%)

Comal 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

16.6

Comal ISD: 15.7

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

12.4 years

Comal ISD: 11.6 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

$56,946

Comal ISD: $55,233

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$47,998

Comal ISD: $48,295

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$50,088

Comal ISD: $50,557

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$54,117

Comal ISD: $53,425

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,641

Comal ISD: $56,803

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$68,823

Comal ISD: $62,450

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$68,059

Comal ISD: $66,259

Statewide: $69,974

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