Total students

2,074

Students per teacher

17.8

Lancaster ISD: 17.9

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Lancaster ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 89.1%

Lancaster High School is a high school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 2,074 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 47.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,713, which is $3,188 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Lancaster High School was 1150. The average ACT score was 17.0. In the Class of 2016, 98.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 20.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,074

African American

1,604 (77.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 76.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

19 (0.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

398 (19.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

35 (1.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

15 (0.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

77.3%

American Indian

0.9%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

19.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.7%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

47.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

77.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 86.6%

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

2.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

47.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

87.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 32.8%

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

6.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 9%

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

10.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 8%

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

2.1%

Career and technical

87.8%

Gifted and talented

6.6%

Special education

10.7%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2017 Accountability Manual.

Accountability rating

Met standard

Lancaster ISD: Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2012-2013 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

98.4 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

66.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

100 %

Lancaster ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Lancaster ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

98.4%

American Indian

66.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 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: 2%

American Indian

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

White

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

27.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 27.9%

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

27.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

18.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

28.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 25.1%

White

35 %

Lancaster ISD: 35%

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

71.4 %

Lancaster ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 29%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 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

9.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

6.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

17.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

42.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 60.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2016, 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

1150

Lancaster ISD: 1150

Statewide: 1375

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.0

Lancaster ISD: 17.0

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2016.

English

24.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 24.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

15.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

11 %

Lancaster ISD: 11%

Statewide: 38.7%

English

24.7%

Math

15.7%

English + Math

11.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

116.4

African American

85.1 (73.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

6 (5.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

21.3 (18.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

3 (2.6%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.2%

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 (1.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

72.3 (62.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 64.7%

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

40.1 (34.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

2 (1.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2016-2017.

Students per teacher

17.8

Lancaster ISD: 17.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2016-2017 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 years

Lancaster ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$55,713

Lancaster ISD: $55,107

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$47,165

Lancaster ISD: $49,529

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$52,224

Lancaster ISD: $52,025

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$53,914

Lancaster ISD: $53,821

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$61,039

Lancaster ISD: $58,181

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$63,787

Lancaster ISD: $64,578

Statewide: $60,913

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