Accountability rating

B

Denton ISD: B

Total students

2,005

Avg. teacher experience

11.3 years

Denton ISD: 11.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.8 %

Denton ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

Denton High School is a high school in Denton, TX, in the Denton ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,005 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 35.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,066, which is $3,944 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Denton High School was 1088. The average ACT score was 21.8. In the Class of 2018, 92.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.5%.

Contact information

Address

1007 Fulton
Denton, TX 76201-2851

Office phone number

(940) 369-2000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Denton High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,005

African American

265 (13.2%)

Denton ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

21 (1%)

Denton ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

66 (3.3%)

Denton ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

711 (35.5%)

Denton ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

6 (0.3%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

920 (45.9%)

Denton ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

16 (0.8%)

Denton ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

13.2%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

3.3%

Hispanic

35.5%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

45.9%

Two or more races

0.8%

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

35.7 %

Denton ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

50 %

Denton ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

10.5 %

Denton ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

35.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

50.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.5%

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

10.3 %

Denton ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

79.1 %

Denton ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

14.1 %

Denton ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.8 %

Denton ISD: 11%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

10.3%

Career and technical

79.1%

Gifted and talented

14.1%

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.

Overall

B

Denton ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Denton ISD: B

School progress

B

Denton ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Denton 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 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

92.8 %

Denton ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

83.1 %

Denton ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Denton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Denton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

94.1 %

Denton ISD: 96%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Denton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

94.3 %

Denton ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Denton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

83.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

94.1%

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

0.5 %

Denton ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Denton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

1 %

Denton ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Denton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.4 %

Denton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Denton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.5 %

Denton ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Denton ISD: 0%

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

33.1 %

Denton ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

14.1 %

Denton ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Denton ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

74.2 %

Denton ISD: 51.3%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

24.6 %

Denton ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Denton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

41.4 %

Denton ISD: 30.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

28.6 %

Denton ISD: 35.1%

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

66.2 %

Denton ISD: 62.4%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

66.7 %

Denton ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Denton ISD: 50%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

78.3 %

Denton ISD: 74.6%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

70.9 %

Denton ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Denton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

63.2 %

Denton ISD: 61.6%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Denton ISD: 61.5%

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

1088

Denton ISD: 1104

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

21.8

Denton ISD: 22.5

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

60.2 %

Denton ISD: 61.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

42.8 %

Denton ISD: 44.8%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

41.4 %

Denton ISD: 43.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

60.2%

Math

42.8%

Reading + Math

41.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

147.8

African American

14.5 (9.8%)

Denton ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Denton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.3 (1.5%)

Denton ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

16.5 (11.2%)

Denton ISD: 14%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

110.4 (74.7%)

Denton ISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

3.2 (2.1%)

Denton ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

19.3 (13.1%)

Denton ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

81.9 (55.4%)

Denton ISD: 64.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

43.6 (29.5%)

Denton ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

3 (2%)

Denton 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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

13.6

Denton ISD: 13.4

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

11.3 years

Denton ISD: 11.1 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

$58,066

Denton ISD: $57,037

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,113

Denton ISD: $49,389

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,375

Denton ISD: $54,043

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$56,834

Denton ISD: $55,902

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,929

Denton ISD: $58,273

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,564

Denton ISD: $63,916

Statewide: $62,039

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