Accountability rating

Met standard

Waxahachie ISD: B

Total students

2,201

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

90.6 %

Waxahachie ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

Waxahachie High School is a high school in Waxahachie, TX, in the Waxahachie ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 2,201 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 48% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,960, which is $2,626 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Waxahachie High School was 1041. The average ACT score was 21.1. In the Class of 2017, 90.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.5%.

Contact information

Website

www.wisd.org

Address

3001 Us Hwy 287 Bypass
Waxahachie, TX 75167

Office phone number

(972) 923-4600

Principals

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Waxahachie High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,201

African American

330 (15%)

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

11 (0.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

11 (0.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

744 (33.8%)

Waxahachie ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

8 (0.4%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1,043 (47.4%)

Waxahachie ISD: 49.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

54 (2.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

15.0%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

33.8%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

47.4%

Two or more races

2.5%

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

48 %

Waxahachie ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

41.2 %

Waxahachie ISD: 45.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

4.2 %

Waxahachie ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

48.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

41.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.2%

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

3.5 %

Waxahachie ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

93.9 %

Waxahachie ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

2.9 %

Waxahachie ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

11.4 %

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.5%

Career and technical

93.9%

Gifted and talented

2.9%

Special education

11.4%

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

Waxahachie ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Waxahachie 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 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

90.6 %

Waxahachie ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

87.9 %

Waxahachie ISD: 89.7%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

88.6 %

Waxahachie ISD: 86.6%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

White

92.5 %

Waxahachie ISD: 92.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

92.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

87.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

92.5%

Two or more races

92.3%

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

2.5 %

Waxahachie ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

3.1 %

Waxahachie ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.2%

White

2.2 %

Waxahachie ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Waxahachie ISD: 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

11.2 %

Waxahachie ISD: 9%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

2.4 %

Waxahachie ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

8.6 %

Waxahachie ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 24.4%

White

15.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

9.1 %

Waxahachie ISD: 5.9%

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

51.9 %

Waxahachie ISD: 51.9%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: Masked

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: Masked

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

42.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

55.6 %

Waxahachie ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Waxahachie ISD: 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

1041

Waxahachie ISD: 1067

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

21.1

Waxahachie ISD: 22.0

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

50.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 53.6%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

38.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 44.5%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

35.4 %

Waxahachie ISD: 41.3%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

50.3%

Math

38.3%

Reading + Math

35.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

163.6

African American

12.7 (7.8%)

Waxahachie ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (0.6%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.2%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

11.8 (7.2%)

Waxahachie ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

135.1 (82.6%)

Waxahachie ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

1 (0.6%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

19.3 (11.8%)

Waxahachie ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

107 (65.4%)

Waxahachie ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

37.2 (22.7%)

Waxahachie ISD: 22%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.2%

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

13.5

Waxahachie ISD: 14.1

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

12.2 years

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8 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

$55,960

Waxahachie ISD: $53,787

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$42,132

Waxahachie ISD: $43,574

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$51,438

Waxahachie ISD: $49,206

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$53,578

Waxahachie ISD: $51,257

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$56,832

Waxahachie ISD: $55,459

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$67,514

Waxahachie ISD: $63,599

Statewide: $61,428

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