Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Total students

2,098

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Lancaster ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90%

Lancaster High School is a high school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,098 students. 51.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 98.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Lancaster High School was 898 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 15.3.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,300, which is $3,209 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

200 E Wintergreen Rd
Lancaster, TX 75134-1499

Office phone number

(972) 218-1800

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lancaster 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,098

African American

1,626 (77.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 75.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (0.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

411 (19.6%)

Lancaster ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

26 (1.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

25 (1.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

77.5%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

19.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.2%

Two or more races

1.2%

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

51.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 58.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

85.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

4.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

51.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.2%

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

4 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

90.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

4.0%

Career and technical

90.5%

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

8.8%

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

Lancaster ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Lancaster ISD: C

School progress

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Lancaster 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 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

98.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

98.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

100 %

Lancaster ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

98.9%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

97.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during 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

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Lancaster 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

36.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 36.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

35.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

28.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

39.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 39.9%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

30 %

Lancaster ISD: 30%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

30 %

Lancaster ISD: 30%

Statewide: 28.4%

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 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

9.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 51%

African American

7.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

18.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

898

Lancaster ISD: 898

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

15.3

Lancaster ISD: 15.3

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

49.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

32 %

Lancaster ISD: 32%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

27.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

49.3%

Math

32.0%

Reading + Math

27.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

127.5

African American

94.9 (74.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7 (5.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.5 (18.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 12.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2.2 (1.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

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 (1.6%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

64 (50.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 54.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

57.6 (45.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 42.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

3.9 (3.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.6%

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

16.4

Lancaster ISD: 17

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

Lancaster ISD: 11.6 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

$60,300

Lancaster ISD: $59,352

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$58,276

Lancaster ISD: $50,606

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,620

Lancaster ISD: $55,120

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$56,956

Lancaster ISD: $57,155

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,964

Lancaster ISD: $61,031

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,672

Lancaster ISD: $68,229

Statewide: $65,449

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