Bruce J High School

  • Bruce J High School serves 353 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bruce J High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Bruce J High School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bruce J High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bruce J High School is 0.53, 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#2699 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
68%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilmer Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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