Smithson Valley High School

Smithson Valley High School serves 2,289 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Smithson Valley High School operates within the Comal Independent School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2289 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,289 students
Smithson Valley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smithson Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Smithson Valley High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smithson Valley High School Student 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 0.52 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 16:1
Smithson Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Smithson Valley High School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
33%
52%
Smithson Valley High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
13%
Smithson Valley High School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
61%
29%
Smithson Valley High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Smithson Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Smithson Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.52 0.41
Smithson Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
9%
53%
Smithson Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,500 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,929 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,841 is higher than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 61% over four years.
School District Name Comal Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
3
Number of Students Managed 19,500 838
Comal Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 97% 83%
Comal Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $183 MM $9 MM
Comal Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $298 MM $10 MM
Comal Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,929 $12,250
Comal Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,841 $12,682
Comal Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spring BranchSmithson Valley Middle School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 985 students6101 Fm 311
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-1200
    3.76-8985
  • Spring BranchBill Brown Elementary School
    5.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 580 students20410 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-1400
    5.4PK-5580
  • Canyon LakeStartzville Elementary School
    5.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 471 students42111 Fm 3159
    Canyon LakeTX 78133
    (830)885-8000
    5.6PK-5471
  • Spring BranchArlon R Seay Elementary School
    5.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 350 students20911 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-8700
    5.9KG-5350
  • Spring BranchSpring Branch Middle School
    6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 952 students21053 Hwy 46 West
    Spring BranchTX 78070
    (830)885-8800
    66-8952

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