Accountability rating

B

Hico ISD: B

Total students

290

Avg. teacher experience

15.2 years

Hico ISD: 13.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.6 %

Hico ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

Hico High School is an elementary/secondary school in Hico, TX, in the Hico ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 290 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 44.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $46,592, which is $7,530 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Hico High School was 1000. The average ACT score was 18.8. In the Class of 2018, 97.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.6%.

Contact information

Address

P O Box 218
Hico, TX 76457-0218

Office phone number

(254) 796-2184

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Hico High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

290

African American

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

74 (25.5%)

Hico ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

212 (73.1%)

Hico ISD: 76.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

4 (1.4%)

Hico ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

25.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

73.1%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

44.8 %

Hico ISD: 39.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

58.3 %

Hico ISD: 53.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7.6 %

Hico ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

44.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.6%

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

7.6 %

Hico ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

55.2 %

Hico ISD: 26.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

1 %

Hico ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9 %

Hico ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

7.6%

Career and technical

55.2%

Gifted and talented

1.0%

Special education

9.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Hico ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Hico ISD: B

School progress

B

Hico ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Hico 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

97.6 %

Hico ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Hico ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

96.7 %

Hico ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Hico ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.7%

Two or more races

Masked

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

0.6 %

Hico ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Hico ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

2.1 %

Hico ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Hico ISD: Masked

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

6.4 %

Hico ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

8.7 %

Hico ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

5.5 %

Hico ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

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

0 %

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Hico ISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Hico ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Hico ISD: N/A

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

1000

Hico ISD: 1000

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.8

Hico ISD: 18.8

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

50 %

Hico ISD: 50%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

40 %

Hico ISD: 40%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

35 %

Hico ISD: 35%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

50.0%

Math

40.0%

Reading + Math

35.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

27.5

African American

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

27.5 (100%)

Hico ISD: 98%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

23.2 (84.4%)

Hico ISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4.3 (15.6%)

Hico ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hico ISD: 0%

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

10.6

Hico ISD: 11.8

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

15.2 years

Hico ISD: 13.2 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

$46,592

Hico ISD: $44,039

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$32,784

Hico ISD: $32,784

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$34,009

Hico ISD: $34,074

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$36,818

Hico ISD: $36,949

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,527

Hico ISD: $46,695

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,890

Hico ISD: $54,320

Statewide: $62,039

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