Elgin High School

  • Elgin High School serves 1,248 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elgin 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Elgin High School's student population of 1,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elgin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elgin High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#6724 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
61%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
24%
28%
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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 Elgin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.560.63
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Graduation Rate
98%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elgin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElgin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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