Big Spring High School

707 E 11th Pl
Big Spring, TX 79720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,100 students in grades 9-12, Big Spring High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Big Spring High School's student population of 1,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,100 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Spring High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Big Spring 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6165 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35%
41%
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34%
51%
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55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Big Spring High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
67%
53%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
23%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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83%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Big Spring High School's ranking?
Big Spring High School is ranked #6165 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Big Spring High School?
The graduation rate of Big Spring High School is 83%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Big Spring High School?
1,100 students attend Big Spring High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Big Spring High School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Big Spring High School?
Big Spring High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Big Spring High School offer ?
Big Spring High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Big Spring High School part of?
Big Spring High School is part of Big Spring ISD School District.

School Reviews

5   4/18/2022
We may not have the newest equipment, but our administration tries their best to make sure our students are learning and safe. I've never seen school care so much about its students.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Sykes
1   1/29/2020
Ritchey is not about kids for himself just like downhill!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Johnson

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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