Karnes City High School

  • Karnes City High School serves 351 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Karnes City High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Karnes City High School's student population of 351 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Karnes City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Karnes City High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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#3217 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
70%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
30%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKarnes City Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Karnes City Karnes City J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 257 students
    0.0 miles
    410 E Hwy 123
    Karnes City, TX 78118
    (830) 780-2321
    0.0 6-8 257
  • Karnes City Karnes City Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 222 students
    0.0 miles
    203 E Mayfield
    Karnes City, TX 78118
    (830) 780-2321
    0.0 PK-1 222
  • Karnes City Kcisd - Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 6 | 1 student
    0.1 miles
    335 Alternative Ln
    Karnes City, TX 78118
    (830) 780-2321
    0.1 6 1
  • Karnes City Roger E Sides Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 303 students
    0.3 miles
    221 N Esplanade St
    Karnes City, TX 78118
    (830) 780-2321
    0.3 2-5 303
  • Floresville Fisd Jjaep Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 2 students
    0.4 miles
    335 Alternative Ln
    Floresville, TX 78114
    (830) 393-5368
    0.4 6-8 2

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