Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Connally ISD: B

Total students

620

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Connally ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

90.5 %

Connally ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90%

Connally High School is a high school in Waco, TX, in the Connally ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 620 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 62.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,248, which is $4,843 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Connally High School was 957. The average ACT score was 18.4. In the Class of 2019, 90.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1%.

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Contact information

Website

www.connally.org

Address

900 N Lacy Dr
Waco, TX 76705

Office phone number

(254) 296-6700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Connally High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

620

African American

213 (34.4%)

Connally ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Connally ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.6%)

Connally ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

211 (34%)

Connally ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Connally ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

176 (28.4%)

Connally ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

15 (2.4%)

Connally ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

34.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

34.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

28.4%

Two or more races

2.4%

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

62.1 %

Connally ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

72.3 %

Connally ISD: 80.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.5 %

Connally ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

62.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.5 %

Connally ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

100 %

Connally ISD: 39.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.1 %

Connally ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.9 %

Connally ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.5%

Career and technical

100.0%

Gifted and talented

6.1%

Special education

7.9%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Connally ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Connally ISD: C

School progress

B

Connally ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Connally 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

90.5 %

Connally ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90%

African American

97.6 %

Connally ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

88.5 %

Connally ISD: 88.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Connally ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

85.7 %

Connally ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

85.7 %

Connally ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

97.6%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

88.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

85.7%

Two or more races

85.7%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 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

1 %

Connally ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.4 %

Connally ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Connally ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1.4 %

Connally ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Connally ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

1.5 %

Connally ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Connally ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

5.2 %

Connally ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

1 %

Connally ISD: 1%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

10.5 %

Connally ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Connally ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

1.3 %

Connally ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

20 %

Connally ISD: 20%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

26.7 %

Connally ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 51%

African American

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Connally ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

40 %

Connally ISD: 40%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Connally ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Connally ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, 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

957

Connally ISD: 957

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.4

Connally ISD: 18.4

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 2019.

Reading

59.9 %

Connally ISD: 59.9%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

44.5 %

Connally ISD: 44.5%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

40.9 %

Connally ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

59.9%

Math

44.5%

Reading + Math

40.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

57.8

African American

3.5 (6.1%)

Connally ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (1.7%)

Connally ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.7%)

Connally ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (10.4%)

Connally ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Connally ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

45.3 (78.4%)

Connally ISD: 75.7%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (1.7%)

Connally ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (1.7%)

Connally ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

40.9 (70.8%)

Connally ISD: 78.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

15.9 (27.5%)

Connally ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Connally ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

10.7

Connally ISD: 13.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12.6 years

Connally ISD: 10.3 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

$52,248

Connally ISD: $48,789

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$24,160

Connally ISD: $30,690

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$46,798

Connally ISD: $43,670

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,894

Connally ISD: $51,118

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$53,686

Connally ISD: $52,556

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,942

Connally ISD: $59,613

Statewide: $65,449

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