Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

San Marcos CISD: C

Total students

2,298

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

San Marcos CISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

83.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 83.6%

Statewide: 90%

San Marcos High School is a high school in San Marcos, TX, in the San Marcos CISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,298 students. 63.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C 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, 83.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 3.2% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at San Marcos High School was 932 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 19.5.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,844, which is $2,247 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

smcisd.net

Address

P O Box 1087
San Marcos, TX 78667-1087

Office phone number

(512) 393-6805

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in San Marcos 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 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,298

African American

133 (5.8%)

San Marcos CISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

28 (1.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

1,647 (71.7%)

San Marcos CISD: 72.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

6 (0.3%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

463 (20.1%)

San Marcos CISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

16 (0.7%)

San Marcos CISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

5.8%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.2%

Hispanic

71.7%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

20.1%

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

63.1 %

San Marcos CISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

69.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 74%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

63.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.5%

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

7 %

San Marcos CISD: 14.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

82.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.7 %

San Marcos CISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.0%

Career and technical

82.8%

Gifted and talented

8.7%

Special education

14.2%

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

C

San Marcos CISD: C

Student achievement

C

San Marcos CISD: C

School progress

C

San Marcos CISD: C

Closing the gaps

C

San Marcos CISD: 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

83.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 83.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

74.3 %

San Marcos CISD: 74.3%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

San Marcos CISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

83.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 83.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

84.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

74.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

83.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

84.8%

Two or more races

Masked

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

3.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

5 %

San Marcos CISD: 5%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

3.4 %

San Marcos CISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

2.3 %

San Marcos CISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 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

28.9 %

San Marcos CISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

25 %

San Marcos CISD: 25%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

62.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

25.4 %

San Marcos CISD: 25.4%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

41.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 41.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

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

28 %

San Marcos CISD: 28%

Statewide: 51%

African American

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

40 %

San Marcos CISD: 40%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

24 %

San Marcos CISD: 24%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

41.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 41.8%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

San Marcos CISD: 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

932

San Marcos CISD: 932

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.5

San Marcos CISD: 19.5

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

56.7 %

San Marcos CISD: 56.7%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

40.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

37.4 %

San Marcos CISD: 37.4%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

56.7%

Math

40.2%

Reading + Math

37.4%

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

159.1

African American

6.7 (4.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.6%)

San Marcos CISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

45.9 (28.8%)

San Marcos CISD: 39.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0.9 (0.6%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

103.3 (64.9%)

San Marcos CISD: 55.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1.3 (0.8%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

4 (2.5%)

San Marcos CISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

101.8 (64%)

San Marcos CISD: 72.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

52.3 (32.9%)

San Marcos CISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (0.6%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.2%

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

14.4

San Marcos CISD: 14.4

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

11.2 years

San Marcos CISD: 10.3 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

$54,844

San Marcos CISD: $53,737

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$46,524

San Marcos CISD: $48,707

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,330

San Marcos CISD: $50,527

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$54,016

San Marcos CISD: $52,367

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,951

San Marcos CISD: $55,541

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,358

San Marcos CISD: $61,396

Statewide: $65,449

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