Lancaster High School

  • Lancaster High School serves 2,077 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 52% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Lancaster High School's student population of 2,077 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,077 students
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Total Classroom Teachers116 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lancaster High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lancaster High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7214 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
20%
52%
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Black
78%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lancaster High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.35n/a
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lancaster High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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