Accountability rating

A

Forney ISD: A

Total students

1,511

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

Forney ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.7 %

Forney ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

Forney High School is a high school in Forney, TX, in the Forney ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,511 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 32.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,327, which is $795 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Forney High School was 1094. The average ACT score was 22.0. In the Class of 2018, 97.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Address

1800 Fm 741
Forney, TX 75126-9574

Office phone number

(972) 564-3890

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Forney High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,511

African American

145 (9.6%)

Forney ISD: 19.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

9 (0.6%)

Forney ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

29 (1.9%)

Forney ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

387 (25.6%)

Forney ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

906 (60%)

Forney ISD: 48.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

35 (2.3%)

Forney ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

9.6%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

1.9%

Hispanic

25.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.0%

Two or more races

2.3%

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 %

Forney ISD: 37.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

18.4 %

Forney ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

2.7 %

Forney ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

32.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

18.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.7%

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

2.6 %

Forney ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

84.4 %

Forney ISD: 33.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

2.3 %

Forney ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.1 %

Forney ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.6%

Career and technical

84.4%

Gifted and talented

2.3%

Special education

7.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Forney ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Forney ISD: A

School progress

B

Forney ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Forney 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

97.7 %

Forney ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Forney ISD: 99%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

100 %

Forney ISD: 100%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Forney ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.3 %

Forney ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Forney ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

97.8 %

Forney ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

80 %

Forney ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

97.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.8%

Two or more races

80.0%

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 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Forney ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Forney ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Forney 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

21.6 %

Forney ISD: 18%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

4.5 %

Forney ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Forney ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

45.5 %

Forney ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

24.7 %

Forney ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Forney ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

21.9 %

Forney ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Forney ISD: 12.1%

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

55.6 %

Forney ISD: 53.1%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Forney ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Forney ISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

100 %

Forney ISD: 87.5%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

39.5 %

Forney ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Forney ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

59.2 %

Forney ISD: 57.8%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Forney ISD: Masked

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

1094

Forney ISD: 1076

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.0

Forney ISD: 21.2

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

65.8 %

Forney ISD: 62.9%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

53.8 %

Forney ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

50.9 %

Forney ISD: 46.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

65.8%

Math

53.8%

Reading + Math

50.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

94.7

African American

7.5 (8%)

Forney ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.1%)

Forney ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

8.9 (9.4%)

Forney ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

76.7 (81%)

Forney ISD: 83.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0.5 (0.6%)

Forney ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.4 (2.5%)

Forney ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

71.6 (75.7%)

Forney ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

19.6 (20.7%)

Forney ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (1.1%)

Forney 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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

16

Forney ISD: 17

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

10.8 years

Forney ISD: 9.7 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

$53,327

Forney ISD: $53,200

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$45,280

Forney ISD: $47,550

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,257

Forney ISD: $50,877

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,538

Forney ISD: $52,070

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,419

Forney ISD: $55,335

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$58,874

Forney ISD: $60,173

Statewide: $62,039

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