Robert M Shoemaker High School

Robert M Shoemaker High School serves 2,164 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Robert M Shoemaker High School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2164 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,164 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Robert M Shoemaker High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Robert M Shoemaker High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 16:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
24%
50%
Black
46%
13%
White
20%
31%
All Ethnic Groups Robert M Shoemaker High School Sch Ethnicity Robert M Shoemaker 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.
0.69 0.41
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.
34%
44%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,195 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 42,195 730
Killeen Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 80%
Killeen Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $366 MM $9 MM
Killeen Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $367 MM $9 MM
Killeen Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,495 $11,947
Killeen Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,517 $12,666
Killeen 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 Metroplex School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Metroplex School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Metroplex School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KilleenMetroplex School
    Alternative School
    2201 South Clear Creek Rd
    KilleenTX 76549
    (254)336-0362
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 14 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • KilleenIduma Elementary School
    4400 Foster Ln
    KilleenTX 76549
    (254)336-2590
    0.7 mi | 1008 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Ft HoodClear Creek Elementary School
    4800 Washington Blvd
    Ft HoodTX 76544
    (254)336-1550
    1.1 mi | 780 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KilleenLive Oak Ridge Middle School
    2600 Robinett Rd
    KilleenTX 76549
    (254)336-2490
    1.2 mi | 795 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KilleenMaxdale Elementary School
    2600 Westwood Dr
    KilleenTX 76549
    (254)336-2460
    1.9 mi | 757 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Killeen, TX 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 0.61, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Killeen is Timber Ridge Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.