Fort Hancock High School

Fort Hancock High School serves 139 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Fort Hancock High School operates within the Ft Hancock Independent School District.
Ft Hancock Independent School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 139 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 139 students
Fort Hancock High School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Fort Hancock High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Fort Hancock High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Fort Hancock High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 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 10:1 16:1
Fort Hancock High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
100%
52%
Fort Hancock High School Black Students (2005-2014)
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.
n/a 0.41
Fort Hancock High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
82%
53%
Fort Hancock High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Fort Hancock High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

Ft Hancock Independent School District's student population of 478 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 64% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,698 is higher than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,944 is higher than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ft Hancock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 478 838
Ft Hancock Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
Ft Hancock Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $9 MM
Ft Hancock Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
Ft Hancock Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,698 $12,250
Ft Hancock Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,944 $12,682
Ft Hancock Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Tornillo Daep (17.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Hancock Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benito Martinez Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort HancockBenito Martinez Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    0.1 miles
    100 School Dr
    Fort HancockTX 79839
    (915)769-3913
    0.1PK-5231
  • Fort HancockFort Hancock Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 108 students
    0.1 miles
    100 School Dr
    Fort HancockTX 79839
    (915)769-3868
    0.16-8108
  • TornilloTornillo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 418 students
    17.7 miles
    19200 Gaby Rd
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3100
    17.7PK-3418
  • TornilloTornillo Intermediate School
    Grades: 4-6 | 298 students
    17.8 miles
    300 Oil Mill
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3350
    17.84-6298
  • TornilloTornillo DaepAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    17.9 miles
    19250 Cobb Ave
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3090
    17.96-12n/a

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