Total students

38,130

Students per teacher

15.1

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

11.6 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.7 %

Statewide: 89.1%

Leander ISD is a school district in Leander, TX. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 38,130 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 36.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,468, which is $2,057 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.6 years of experience. The average SAT score at Leander ISD was 1605. The average ACT score was 23.3. In the Class of 2016 , 98.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.2%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Leander ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

38,130

African American

1,429 (3.7%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

103 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2,679 (7%)

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

9,473 (24.8%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

58 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

22,717 (59.6%)

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

1,671 (4.4%)

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

3.7%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

7.0%

Hispanic

24.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

59.6%

Two or more races

4.4%

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

36.3 %

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

18.9 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

5.4 %

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

36.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

18.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.4%

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

5.6 %

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

23.6 %

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

21.6 %

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

10.4 %

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

5.6%

Career and technical

23.6%

Gifted and talented

21.6%

Special education

10.4%

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

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

98.7 %

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

98.3 %

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

100 %

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

99.3 %

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

98.5 %

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

98.8 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

98.7 %

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

98.3%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

99.3%

Hispanic

98.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

98.8%

Two or more races

98.7%

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

0.2 %

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.2 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.2 %

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Statewide: 2.6%

White

0.2 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

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

40.5 %

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

26.7 %

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

25 %

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

72.7 %

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

32.7 %

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

14.3 %

Statewide: 25.1%

White

41.9 %

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

42.4 %

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

77.1 %

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

49.3 %

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

60 %

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

86.5 %

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

71.7 %

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 48%

White

78.6 %

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

80 %

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

1605

Statewide: 1375

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

23.3

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

70.6 %

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

70.6 %

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

63.9 %

Statewide: 38.7%

English

70.6%

Math

70.6%

English + Math

63.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

2,528.6

African American

49.6 (2%)

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

5.1 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

26.5 (1%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

294 (11.6%)

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

7 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

2,113.6 (83.6%)

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

32.8 (1.3%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

16 (0.6%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

1,812.6 (71.7%)

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

688.4 (27.2%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

11.7 (0.5%)

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

15.1

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

11.6 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

$50,468

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$45,197

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$46,380

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$48,744

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$51,807

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$59,063

Statewide: $60,913

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