Smithson Valley High School

Smithson Valley High School serves 2,150 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Smithson Valley High School operates within the Comal Independent School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2150 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,150 students
Smithson Valley High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Smithson Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Smithson Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 18:1 14:1
Smithson Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Smithson Valley High School Asian (2005-2013)
Hispanic
31%
51%
Smithson Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
13%
Smithson Valley High School Black (1996-2013)
White
63%
30%
Smithson Valley High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Smithson Valley High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Smithson Valley High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.41
Smithson Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
8%
53%
Smithson Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Smithson Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,154 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Comal Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 19,154 822
Comal Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 80%
Comal Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $175 MM $9 MM
Comal Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $245 MM $9 MM
Comal Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,877 $11,947
Comal Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,254 $12,666
Comal Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Trinity Charter School (10.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smithson Valley Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bill Brown Elementary School (5.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spring BranchSmithson Valley Middle School
    6101 Fm 311
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-1200
    3.7 mi | 923 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Spring BranchBill Brown Elementary School
    20410 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-1400
    5.4 mi | 687 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Canyon LakeStartzville Elementary School
    42111 Fm 3159
    Canyon LakeTX 78133
    (830)885-8000
    5.6 mi | 683 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Spring BranchArlon R Seay Elementary School
    20911 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-8700
    5.9 mi | 374 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Spring BranchSpring Branch Middle School
    21053 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-8800
    6 mi | 938 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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