Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Venus ISD: B

Total students

601

Avg. teacher experience

8.3 years

Venus ISD: 8.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.7 %

Venus ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

Venus High School is a high school in Venus, TX, in the Venus ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 601 students. 44.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B 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, 94.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 2.1% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Venus High School was 985 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 19.1.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $49,562, which is $7,529 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

vhs.venusisd.net/

Address

#12 Bulldog Dr
Venus, TX 76084-0364

Office phone number

(972) 366-8815

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Venus High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

601

African American

27 (4.5%)

Venus ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.5%)

Venus ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (1%)

Venus ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

359 (59.7%)

Venus ISD: 59.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.3%)

Venus ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

196 (32.6%)

Venus ISD: 33.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

8 (1.3%)

Venus ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

4.5%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

1.0%

Hispanic

59.7%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

32.6%

Two or more races

1.3%

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

44.8 %

Venus ISD: 43.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

70.7 %

Venus ISD: 76%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

14.6 %

Venus ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

44.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.6%

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

14.6 %

Venus ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

95.2 %

Venus ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

Venus ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9 %

Venus ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

14.6%

Career and technical

95.2%

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

9.0%

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

B

Venus ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Venus ISD: B

School progress

B

Venus ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Venus ISD: 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

94.7 %

Venus ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Venus ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

100 %

Venus ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Venus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.3 %

Venus ISD: 97.3%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

91.7 %

Venus ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Venus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

97.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

91.7%

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

2.1 %

Venus ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

10 %

Venus ISD: 10%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

3.3 %

Venus ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Venus ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Venus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

3.6 %

Venus ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Venus ISD: 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

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Venus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Venus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Venus ISD: 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

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Venus ISD: N/A

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

985

Venus ISD: 985

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.1

Venus ISD: 19.1

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

32.9 %

Venus ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

17.1 %

Venus ISD: 17.1%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

15.1 %

Venus ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

32.9%

Math

17.1%

Reading + Math

15.1%

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

46

African American

1.7 (3.7%)

Venus ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.3 (17.9%)

Venus ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

36.1 (78.4%)

Venus ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

31.9 (69.3%)

Venus ISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

14.1 (30.7%)

Venus ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 1.2%

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

13.1

Venus ISD: 13.5

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

8.3 years

Venus ISD: 8.7 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

$49,562

Venus ISD: $49,890

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$40,032

Venus ISD: $42,333

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,342

Venus ISD: $44,349

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,646

Venus ISD: $49,114

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,155

Venus ISD: $54,986

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,954

Venus ISD: $63,133

Statewide: $65,449

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