Falfurrias High School

  • Falfurrias High School serves 418 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Falfurrias High School operates within the Brooks County Independent School District.
  • Brooks County Independent School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 418 students
Falfurrias High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Falfurrias High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Falfurrias High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Falfurrias High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Falfurrias High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
98%
52%
Falfurrias High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
29%
Falfurrias High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Falfurrias High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Falfurrias High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.63
Falfurrias High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
52%
Falfurrias High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Falfurrias High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

  • Brooks County Independent School District's student population of 1,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,099 is higher than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,584 is higher than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Brooks County Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,539 825
Brooks County Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 83%
Brooks County Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $10 MM
Brooks County Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $10 MM
Brooks County Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,099 $12,126
Brooks County Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,584 $11,704
Brooks County Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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