Accountability rating

Met standard

San Marcos CISD: C

Total students

2,331

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

San Marcos CISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

87.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 87.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

San Marcos High School is a high school in San Marcos, TX, in the San Marcos CISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 2,331 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 52.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,065, which is $1,269 less than the state average. The average SAT score at San Marcos High School was 1009. The average ACT score was 19.4. In the Class of 2017, 87.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.5%.

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 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,331

African American

118 (5.1%)

San Marcos CISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.1%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

27 (1.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

1,710 (73.4%)

San Marcos CISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

449 (19.3%)

San Marcos CISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

24 (1%)

San Marcos CISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

5.1%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

1.2%

Hispanic

73.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

19.3%

Two or more races

1.0%

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

52.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 49.6%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

58.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 68.6%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

4.3 %

San Marcos CISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

52.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

82.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

12.9 %

San Marcos CISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

4.2%

Career and technical

82.2%

Gifted and talented

6.8%

Special education

12.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

San Marcos CISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

San Marcos CISD: C

School progress

N/A

San Marcos CISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

San Marcos CISD: D

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

87.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 87.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

91.9 %

San Marcos CISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

San Marcos CISD: 100%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

85.3 %

San Marcos CISD: 85.3%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

94.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 94.8%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

91.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

85.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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

1.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

2.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

1.4 %

San Marcos CISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

San Marcos CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

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

21.8 %

San Marcos CISD: 21.8%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

13.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

40 %

San Marcos CISD: 40%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

18.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

36.9 %

San Marcos CISD: 36.9%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

40 %

San Marcos CISD: 40%

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

34.7 %

San Marcos CISD: 34.7%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

22.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

26.2 %

San Marcos CISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

San Marcos CISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

50.6 %

San Marcos CISD: 50.6%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

Masked

San Marcos CISD: Masked

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

1009

San Marcos CISD: 1009

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.4

San Marcos CISD: 19.4

Statewide: 20.3

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 the Class of 2017.

Reading

50.5 %

San Marcos CISD: 50.5%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

31.9 %

San Marcos CISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

29.3 %

San Marcos CISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

50.5%

Math

31.9%

Reading + Math

29.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

159.2

African American

6 (3.8%)

San Marcos CISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

36.5 (22.9%)

San Marcos CISD: 31.5%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

111.7 (70.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 63.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

3 (1.9%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.9%

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 (1.3%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

103.8 (65.2%)

San Marcos CISD: 72.5%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

49.1 (30.9%)

San Marcos CISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

4.2 (2.7%)

San Marcos CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

14.6

San Marcos CISD: 14.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

10.8 years

San Marcos CISD: 10.4 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

$52,065

San Marcos CISD: $50,862

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$47,982

San Marcos CISD: $48,260

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$48,934

San Marcos CISD: $47,928

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$49,934

San Marcos CISD: $48,721

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$53,764

San Marcos CISD: $52,020

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$60,111

San Marcos CISD: $59,773

Statewide: $61,428

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