Falfurrias High School

Falfurrias High School serves 398 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Falfurrias High School operates within the Brooks County Independent School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 398 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 398 students
Falfurrias High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Falfurrias High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Falfurrias High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Falfurrias High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Falfurrias High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
99%
52%
Falfurrias High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
1%
29%
Falfurrias High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Falfurrias High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.41
Falfurrias High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
53%
Falfurrias High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Falfurrias High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,370 is higher than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,114 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Brooks County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,542 838
Brooks County Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 83%
Brooks County Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $9 MM
Brooks County Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $18 MM $10 MM
Brooks County Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,370 $12,250
Brooks County Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,114 $12,682
Brooks County Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Premont High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Falfurrias J High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falfurrias Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FalfurriasFalfurrias Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 449 students600 South Center St
    FalfurriasTX 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.72-5449
  • FalfurriasFalfurrias J High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 345 students602 South Center St
    FalfurriasTX 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.86-8345
  • FalfurriasLasater Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 350 students100 East Allen St
    FalfurriasTX 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.8PK-1350
  • FalfurriasLa Gloria Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 120 students182 East County Rd 401
    FalfurriasTX 78355
    (512)325-2330
    1.4PK-6120
  • PremontPremont High School
    8.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 230 students400 South Elaine St
    PremontTX 78375
    (361)348-3915
    8.57-12230

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