Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Total students

1,286

Avg. teacher experience

12.1 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

99.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Wichita Falls High School is a high school in Wichita Falls, TX, in the Wichita Falls ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,286 students. 58.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 99.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.1% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Wichita Falls High School was 1032 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.4.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,648, which is $4,007 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.wfisd.net

Address

2149 Ave H
Wichita Falls, TX 76309-3396

Office phone number

(940) 235-1084

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Wichita Falls High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 09. 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 09.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,286

African American

105 (8.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.4%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

23 (1.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

679 (52.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 37.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

418 (32.5%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 38.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

54 (4.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

8.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

1.8%

Hispanic

52.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

32.5%

Two or more races

4.2%

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

58.6 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 49.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

58.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 59.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

9.8 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 10%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

58.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

9.6 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10.4 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

9.6%

Gifted and talented

5.3%

Special education

10.4%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Wichita Falls ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Wichita Falls 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

99.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

95.5 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

99.4 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

99.2 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

95.5%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

99.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

99.2%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

11.5 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

14.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

13.8 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

4.5 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

14.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

8.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

10.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 22%

African American

6.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

27.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 45.2%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

7.4 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

14 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 16.8%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

13 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

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 2019-2020 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

67.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 76.3%

Statewide: 59%

African American

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 85%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Wichita Falls ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

73.9 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Wichita Falls ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

63.6 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 73.4%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Wichita Falls ISD: 80%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

1032

Wichita Falls ISD: 1050

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.4

Wichita Falls ISD: 21.5

Statewide: 20.2

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 2019-2020.

Reading

39.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 43%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

23.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

23.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

39.1%

Math

23.7%

Reading + Math

23.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

81.8

African American

8.6 (10.5%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0.5 (0.7%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.4 (3%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10 (12.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

58.2 (71.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 79.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2 (2.4%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.4 (2.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

52.4 (64.1%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 71.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

26 (31.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (1.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

15.7

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.1

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

12.1 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$61,648

Wichita Falls ISD: $57,185

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$47,072

Wichita Falls ISD: $48,297

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$55,010

Wichita Falls ISD: $51,605

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$59,143

Wichita Falls ISD: $54,257

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$66,366

Wichita Falls ISD: $60,249

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$70,465

Wichita Falls ISD: $67,606

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$79,527

Wichita Falls ISD: $74,908

Statewide: $69,974

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