Boling High School

Boling High School serves 278 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Boling High School operates within the Boling Independent School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 278 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 278 students
Boling High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Boling High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Boling High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Boling High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Boling High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
43%
50%
Boling High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
13%
Boling High School Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
31%
Boling High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Boling High School Sch Ethnicity Boling High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 0.64
Boling High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
37%
44%
Boling High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Boling High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,046 students has grown by 285% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Boling Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,046 799
Boling Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
Boling Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $9 MM
Boling Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $9 MM
Boling Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $30,985 $11,947
Boling Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $30,708 $12,666
Boling Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wharton High School (10 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Iago J High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newgulf Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boling Iago J High School
    200 Gift St
    Boling , TX , 77420
    (979)657-2826
    1.7  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Boling Newgulf Elementary School
    1867 Burning Stone
    Boling , TX , 77420
    (979)657-2837
    2.8  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wharton Wharton Elementary School
    2030 East Boling Hwy
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6882
    8.3  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Wharton C G Sivells Elementary School
    1605 Alabama Rd
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6866
    9.6  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Wharton Wharton High School
    1 Tiger Ave
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6800
    10  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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