Childress High School

Childress High School serves 317 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Childress High School operates within the Childress Independent School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 317 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 317 students
Childress High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Childress High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Childress High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 10:1 14:1
Childress High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Childress High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
33%
50%
Childress High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
13%
Childress High School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
31%
Childress High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Childress High School Sch Ethnicity Childress 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.
0.59 0.99
Childress 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%
Childress 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.
7%
7%
Childress High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,136 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Childress Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,136 730
Childress Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Childress Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
Childress Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $9 MM
Childress Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,338 $11,947
Childress Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,765 $12,666
Childress 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 Hollis High School (25.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Childress J High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Childress Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Childress Childress Elementary School
    300 3rd St South East
    Childress , TX , 79201
    (940)937-6313
    1  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Childress Childress J High School
    700 Commerce St
    Childress , TX , 79201
    (940)937-3641
    1.3  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hollis Hollis High School
    415 North Main
    Hollis , OK , 73550
    (580)688-2707
    25.1  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hollis Hollis Middle School
    415 North Main
    Hollis , OK , 73550
    (580)688-2707
    25.1  mi  |  110  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hollis Hollis Elementary School
    310 North Sixth
    Hollis , OK , 73550
    (580)688-3616
    25.2  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Texas public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.99, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Texas is Texhoma Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.