201 Sandcrab Blvd
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Calhoun High School serves 1,138 students in grades 9-12.
Calhoun High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Calhoun High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Calhoun High School's student population of 1,138 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Calhoun High School is ranked within the top 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 Calhoun 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2479 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
62%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
29%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,138 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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