John Tyler High School

  • John Tyler High School serves 2,262 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • John Tyler 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.

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School Overview

  • John Tyler High School's student population of 2,262 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 147 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers147 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Tyler High School is ranked within the bottom 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Tyler High School is 0.49, which is more 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)
61%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
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Black
34%
13%
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White
3%
29%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Tyler High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.490.41
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Graduation Rate
86%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTyler Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tyler Boulter Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
    0.6 miles
    2926 Garden Valley Rd
    Tyler, TX 75702
    (903)262-1390
    0.6 6-8 796
  • Tyler Dixie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
    1.3 miles
    213 Patton Ln
    Tyler, TX 75704
    (903)262-2040
    1.3 PK-5 614
  • Tyler Jones Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    1.3 miles
    3450 Chandler Hwy
    Tyler, TX 75702
    (903)262-2360
    1.3 PK-5 371
  • Tyler Orr Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    1.3 miles
    3350 Pine Haven Rd
    Tyler, TX 75702
    (903)262-2400
    1.3 PK-5 617
  • Tyler Azleway - Willow Bend Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 4-12 | 44 students
    1.4 miles
    2902 Hwy 31 E
    Tyler, TX 75702
    (512)459-1000
    1.4 4-12 44

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