Sterling City High School

  • Sterling City High School serves 150 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Sterling City High School's student population of 150 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling City High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sterling City High School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2231 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
42%
52%
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White
52%
28%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSTERLING CITY ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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