Chisum High School

  • Chisum High School serves 284 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Chisum 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

Chisum High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Chisum High School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chisum High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chisum High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
88%
29%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chisum High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.220.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChisum Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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