Big Sandy High School

401 Wildcat Dr
Big Sandy, TX 75755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Big Sandy High School serves 219 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 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Big Sandy High School's student population of 219 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 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 0.50, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
69%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Sandy Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Big Sandy High School is Azleway - Big Sandy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Big Sandy J High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Big Sandy Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
    0.0 miles
    401 Wildcat Dr
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (903) 636-5287
    0 PK-5 328
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy J High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 168 students
    0.0 miles
    401 Wildcat Dr
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (903) 636-5287
    0 6-8 168
  • Big Sandy Azleway - Big Sandy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 22 students
    2.5 miles
    1085 Private Rd 3481
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (512) 459-1000
    2.5 7-12 22
  • Hawkins Hawkins Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    5.5 miles
    179 Hawk Dr
    Hawkins, TX 75765
    (903) 769-0536
    5.5 PK-5 320
  • Hawkins Hawkins High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 222 students
    5.5 miles
    179 Hawk Dr
    Hawkins, TX 75765
    (903) 769-0571
    5.5 9-12 222

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