Fort Hancock High School

Fort Hancock High School serves 146 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Fort Hancock High School operates within the Ft Hancock Independent School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 146 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 146 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 14:1
Hispanic
98%
51%
White
2%
30%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.41
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.
88%
53%
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.
2%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,049 students has grown by 113% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,172 is higher than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 66% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,272 is higher than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Ft Hancock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,049 822
Graduation Rate 76% 80%
District Total Revenue $8 MM $9 MM
District Spending $8 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,172 $11,947
District Spending / Student $15,272 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tornillo High School (18.6 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort HancockFort Hancock Middle School
    100 School Dr
    Fort HancockTX 79839
    (915)769-3868
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 111 students                      
  • Fort HancockBenito Martinez Elementary School
    100 School Dr
    Fort HancockTX 79839
    (915)769-3913
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 225 students                      
  • TornilloTornillo Elementary School
    19200 Gaby Rd
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3100
    17.7 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 441 students                      
  • TornilloTornillo Intermediate School
    19210 Cobb Ave
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3300
    17.8 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 307 students                      
  • TornilloTornillo Junior High School
    420 Oil Mill Rd
    TornilloTX 79853
    (915)765-3400
    18.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 194 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Related School Videos

View more school videos