Nixon-smiley High School
Nixon-smiley High School serves 285 students in grades 9-12.
Nixon-smiley High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 285 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 76%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Nixon-smiley High School's student population of 285 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nixon-smiley High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nixon-smiley High School is 0.40, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2829 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
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