401 Wildcat Dr
Big Sandy, TX 75755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Big Sandy High School serves 178 students in grades 9-12.
Big Sandy High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Big Sandy High School's student population of 178 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Sandy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Big Sandy High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5101 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
53%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
71%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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