Waco High School

Waco High School serves 1,654 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Waco High School operates within the Waco Independent School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1654 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,654 students
Waco High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Waco High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Waco High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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
Waco High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
46%
51%
Waco High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
40%
13%
Waco High School Black (1988-2013)
White
13%
30%
Waco High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Waco High School Sch Ethnicity Waco 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.
0.62 0.41
Waco 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.
70%
53%
Waco 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.
6%
7%
Waco High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,488 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Waco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 18,488 822
Waco Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 80%
Waco Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $9 MM
District Spending $170 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,989 $11,947
Waco Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,997 $12,666
Waco 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 Harmony Science Academy (waco) (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Air Intermediate School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest Pds Magnet Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WacoLake Air Intermediate School
    4601 Cobbs Dr
    WacoTX 76710
    (254)772-1910
    0.4 mi | 714 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • WacoHillcrest Pds Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4225 Pine Ave
    WacoTX 76710
    (254)772-4286
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 435 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WacoCrestview Elementary School
    1120 North New Rd
    WacoTX 76710
    (254)776-1704
    0.8 mi | 763 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WacoDean Highland Elementary School
    3300 Maple
    WacoTX 76707
    (254)752-3751
    0.8 mi | 780 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WacoRapoport Academy El - North Campus
    Charter School
    2200 Mac Arthur Dr
    WacoTX 76708
    (254)754-8000
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 81 students | Gr. KG-3                      

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