Smithson Valley High School

  • Smithson Valley High School serves 2,535 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Smithson Valley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Smithson Valley High School's student population of 2,535 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smithson Valley High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smithson Valley High School is 0.54, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
58%
29%
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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 Smithson Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.540.41
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Graduation Rate≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameComal Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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