Falfurrias High School

100 West Jersey Dr,

Falfurrias, TX, 78355-0589

Tel: (361)325-8000
Grades: 9-12

406 students

Falfurrias High School serves 406 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Falfurrias High School operates within the Brooks County Independent School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 406 students
Falfurrias High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Falfurrias High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Falfurrias High School Students 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 0.04 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 13:1 14:1
Falfurrias High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
98%
50%
Falfurrias High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
31%
Falfurrias High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Falfurrias High School Sch Ethnicity Falfurrias 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.
0.04 0.64
Falfurrias 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.
12%
44%
Falfurrias 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.
1%
7%
Falfurrias High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,528 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Brooks County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,528 799
Brooks County Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 59% 80%
Brooks County Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $9 MM
Brooks County Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $9 MM
Brooks County Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,833 $11,947
Brooks County Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,561 $12,666
Brooks County 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Falfurrias Falfurrias Elementary School
    100 East Allen St
    Falfurrias , TX , 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.7  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Falfurrias Lasater Elementary School
    500 South Caldwell St
    Falfurrias , TX , 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.8  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Falfurrias Falfurrias J High School
    600 South Ctr St
    Falfurrias , TX , 78355
    (361)325-8000
    0.8  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Falfurrias La Gloria Elementary School
    County Rd 401
    Falfurrias , TX , 78355
    (512)325-2330
    1.4  mi  |  104  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Premont Premont High School
    400 South Elaine St
    Premont , TX , 78375
    (361)348-3915
    8.5  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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