Fort Hancock High School

  • Fort Hancock High School serves 129 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Fort Hancock High School operates within the Ft Hancock Independent School District.
  • Ft Hancock Independent School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 129 students has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 129 students
Fort Hancock High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Fort Hancock High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Fort Hancock High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Fort Hancock High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Fort Hancock High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Hispanic
97%
52%
Fort Hancock High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
3%
29%
Fort Hancock High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fort Hancock High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Fort Hancock High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Hancock 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.
0.06 0.41
Fort Hancock High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
73%
52%
Fort Hancock High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Fort Hancock High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ft Hancock Independent School District's student population of 440 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,013 is higher than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,851 is higher than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Ft Hancock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 440 825
Ft Hancock Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
Ft Hancock Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $10 MM
Ft Hancock Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6 MM $10 MM
Ft Hancock Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,013 $12,126
Ft Hancock Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,851 $11,704
Ft Hancock 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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