Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Leander ISD: B

Total students

2,206

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

99.1 %

Leander ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Leander High School is a high school in Leander, TX, in the Leander ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,206 students. 40.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 99.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Leander High School was 1094 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 23.9.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,750, which is $109 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

3301 S Bagdad Rd
Leander, TX 78641-2398

Office phone number

(512) 570-1000

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Leander High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,206

African American

137 (6.2%)

Leander ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

147 (6.7%)

Leander ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

707 (32%)

Leander ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.1%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,095 (49.6%)

Leander ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

112 (5.1%)

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

6.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

6.7%

Hispanic

32.0%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

49.6%

Two or more races

5.1%

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

40.3 %

Leander ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

21.3 %

Leander ISD: 18%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.7 %

Leander ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

40.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

21.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.7 %

Leander ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

20.4 %

Leander ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12.7 %

Leander ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.7%

Gifted and talented

20.4%

Special education

12.7%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Leander ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Leander ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Leander ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Leander 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

99.1 %

Leander ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

96.9 %

Leander ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Leander ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Leander ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

99.3 %

Leander ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: 100%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

99.2 %

Leander ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Leander ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

96.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

99.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

99.2%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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 %

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Leander ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Leander ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

9.5 %

Leander ISD: 4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

11.2 %

Leander ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

1.7 %

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.9 %

Leander ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

8.1 %

Leander ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

10.1 %

Leander ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

33.2 %

Leander ISD: 42.4%

Statewide: 22%

African American

18.2 %

Leander ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Leander ISD: 38.9%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

81.3 %

Leander ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

23.6 %

Leander ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: 25%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

36.6 %

Leander ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

32.6 %

Leander ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

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 2019-2020 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

79.6 %

Leander ISD: 78.5%

Statewide: 59%

African American

58.3 %

Leander ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Leander ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

94.9 %

Leander ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

71.4 %

Leander ISD: 73.1%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

80.4 %

Leander ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

86.7 %

Leander ISD: 77.6%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

Leander ISD: 1115

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.9

Leander ISD: 24.3

Statewide: 20.2

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 2019-2020.

Reading

83.4 %

Leander ISD: 82.6%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

79.6 %

Leander ISD: 79.7%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

75.7 %

Leander ISD: 74.1%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

83.4%

Math

79.6%

Reading + Math

75.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

152.1

African American

10 (6.6%)

Leander ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.3%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

16.4 (10.8%)

Leander ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.7%)

Leander ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

122.7 (80.7%)

Leander ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.2 (1.5%)

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

95.4 (62.7%)

Leander ISD: 71%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

53.5 (35.2%)

Leander ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (0.7%)

Leander 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.5

Leander ISD: 13.8

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

13.3 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$57,750

Leander ISD: $55,598

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$49,997

Leander ISD: $50,259

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$53,579

Leander ISD: $51,387

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$54,412

Leander ISD: $53,551

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$59,341

Leander ISD: $57,231

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$62,787

Leander ISD: $62,010

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$69,149

Leander ISD: $69,042

Statewide: $69,974

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