Accountability rating

F

Waco ISD: B

Total students

176

Avg. teacher experience

7.9 years

Waco ISD: 9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

22 %

Waco ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 90%

Brazos High School is a high school in Waco, TX, in the Waco ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 176 students. The school received an accountability rating of F. 95.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,330, which is $2,792 less than the state average. In the Class of 2018, 22% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 30.2%.

Contact information

Address

3005 Edna Ave
Waco, TX 76708

Office phone number

(254) 754-9422

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Brazos High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

176

African American

63 (35.8%)

Waco ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

98 (55.7%)

Waco ISD: 60.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

15 (8.5%)

Waco ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

35.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

55.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

8.5%

Two or more races

N/A

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

95.5 %

Waco ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

85.8 %

Waco ISD: 77%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

11.4 %

Waco ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

95.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

11.9 %

Waco ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Waco ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.3 %

Waco ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.7 %

Waco ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

11.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.3%

Special education

5.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

F

Waco ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Waco ISD: C

School progress

F

Waco ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Waco 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

22 %

Waco ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

25.5 %

Waco ISD: 74.2%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Waco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Waco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

21.9 %

Waco ISD: 77%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Waco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

6.3 %

Waco ISD: 71.8%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Waco ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

25.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

21.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

30.2 %

Waco ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Waco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

29.1 %

Waco ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

29.9 %

Waco ISD: 5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Waco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

40 %

Waco ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Waco ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Waco ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Waco ISD: 9%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Waco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Waco ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Waco ISD: 20%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Waco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Waco ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Waco ISD: 25%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

Waco ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Waco ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Waco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Waco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Waco ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Waco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Waco ISD: 55%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Waco ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

N/A

Waco ISD: 981

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Waco ISD: 15.4

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

17.1 %

Waco ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

2.9 %

Waco ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

2.9 %

Waco ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

17.1%

Math

2.9%

Reading + Math

2.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

11.3

African American

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (8.9%)

Waco ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

9.3 (82.3%)

Waco ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (8.9%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

8 (70.9%)

Waco ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.3 (20.2%)

Waco ISD: 20%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (8.9%)

Waco ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.6

Waco ISD: 15

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

7.9 years

Waco ISD: 9 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

$51,330

Waco ISD: $50,922

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$50,290

Waco ISD: $46,572

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,933

Waco ISD: $48,712

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,400

Waco ISD: $50,794

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$50,904

Waco ISD: $53,286

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,800

Waco ISD: $58,437

Statewide: $62,039

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