Overton High School

  • Overton High School serves 258 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Overton High School's student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Overton High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Overton High School is 0.40, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6317 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
8%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
76%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Overton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.400.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOverton Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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