Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

Total students

2,892

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

91.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Cypress Falls High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,892 students. 46.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.4% 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, 91.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.1% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Cypress Falls High School was 1100 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.2.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $64,340, which is $6,699 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.cfisd.net

Address

9811 Huffmeister Rd
Houston, TX 77095-2307

Office phone number

(281) 856-1000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Cypress Falls High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,892

African American

571 (19.7%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

35 (1.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

240 (8.3%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

1,539 (53.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

454 (15.7%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

53 (1.8%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

19.7%

American Indian

1.2%

Asian

8.3%

Hispanic

53.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

15.7%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

46.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 48.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

60.8 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 54.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

11.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

46.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

60.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.5%

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

10.4 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

10.4%

Gifted and talented

3.5%

Special education

9.2%

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

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks 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

91.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

91.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

80 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 88.6%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

98 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

88.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 92.1%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

95.7 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

88 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 96.2%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

91.1%

American Indian

80.0%

Asian

98.0%

Hispanic

88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

95.7%

Two or more races

88.0%

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

1.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

1.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0.4 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.4 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.6%

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

11.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

19 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

12.9 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

4.9 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

7.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

11.9 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 5.6%

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

12.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 20.2%

Statewide: 22%

African American

5.4 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

9.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 17%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

34.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 48%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

8.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

18 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 28%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

27.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 27.7%

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

67.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 66.5%

Statewide: 59%

African American

58.8 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 52.2%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 57.9%

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

61.8 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 74.9%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

70.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 58.2%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

72 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 71.2%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

62.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 68.8%

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

1100

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1129

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.2

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 19.0

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

44.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 49%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

37.9 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 40.1%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

34.3 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 38%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

44.2%

Math

37.9%

Reading + Math

34.3%

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

202.9

African American

24.9 (12.3%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4 (2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

24.9 (12.3%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

146.1 (72%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 61.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

3 (1.5%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.5 (1.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

120.9 (59.6%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

75.4 (37.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 28%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

4 (2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.8%

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

14.3

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 15

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

12.3 years

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10.6 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

$64,340

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $62,727

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$54,552

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $55,068

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$59,387

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $58,570

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$62,106

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $61,414

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$65,348

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $64,767

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$71,839

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $71,406

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$79,989

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $79,346

Statewide: $69,974

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