Leander High School

3301 S Bagdad Rd
Leander, TX 78641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Leander High School serves 2,197 students in grades 9-12.
Leander High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Leander High School's student population of 2,197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

Leander High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Leander High School is 0.61, 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 Testing Rank
#1459 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
54%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeander Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Leander High School is Founders Classical Academy Of Leander (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Running Brushy Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Park Running Brushy Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,246 student
    0.8 miles
    2303 N Lakeline Blvd
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
    (512) 570-3300
    0.8 6-8 1,246
  • Leander Block House Creek Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 626 students
    1.0 miles
    401 Creek Run Dr
    Leander, TX 78641
    (512) 570-7600
    1 PK-5 626
  • Cedar Park Lois F Giddens Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    1.0 miles
    1500 Timberwood Dr
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
    (512) 570-5600
    1 PK-5 533
  • Cedar Park Patricia Knowles Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 641 students
    1.1 miles
    2101 Cougar Country Dr
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
    (512) 570-6200
    1.1 PK-5 641
  • Cedar Park C C Mason Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    1.2 miles
    1501 N Lakeline Blvd
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
    (512) 570-5500
    1.2 PK-5 617

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