Borger High School

Borger High School serves 788 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Borger High School operates within the Borger Independent School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 788 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 788 students
Borger High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Borger High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Borger 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 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Borger High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Borger High School American Indian (1991-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Borger High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
35%
50%
Borger High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
13%
Borger High School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
31%
Borger High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Borger High School Sch Ethnicity Borger 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.
0.57 0.99
Borger 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.
29%
44%
Borger 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.
5%
7%
Borger High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,816 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Borger Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,816 730
Borger Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
Borger Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $9 MM
District Spending $36 MM $9 MM
Borger Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,003 $11,947
Borger Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,836 $12,666
Borger 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 Sanford-fritch High School (10.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Borger Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul Belton Early Childhood Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Borger Paul Belton Early Childhood Center
    800 North Mcgee St
    Borger , TX , 79007
    (806)273-1059
    0.6  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Borger Crockett Elementary School
    400 Kaye St
    Borger , TX , 79007
    (806)273-1054
    0.9  mi  |  375  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Borger Borger Middle School
    1321 South Florida
    Borger , TX , 79007
    (806)273-1037
    1  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Borger Borger Intermediate School
    1321 South Florida
    Borger , TX , 79007
    (806)273-4342
    1  mi  |  198  students  |  Gr.  5
  • Borger Gateway Elementary School
    401 Tristram
    Borger , TX , 79007
    (806)273-1044
    1.1  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  1-2

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