Sweeny High School

600 E Ashley Wilson Rd
Sweeny, TX 77480
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sweeny High School serves 593 students in grades 9-12.
Sweeny High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sweeny High School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Sweeny High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sweeny High School is 0.58, 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
#4702 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
60%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweeny Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sweeny High School is West Brazos J High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sweeny J High School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sweeny Sweeny J High School Math: 54% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 431 students
    0.4 miles
    800 N Elm St
    Sweeny, TX 77480
    (979) 491-8200
    0.4 6-8 431
  • Sweeny Sweeny Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 938 students
    0.5 miles
    905 Sycamore
    Sweeny, TX 77480
    (979) 491-8300
    0.5 PK-5 938
  • West Columbia Wild Peach Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 351 students
    5.7 miles
    3311 County Rd 353
    West Columbia, TX 77486
    (979) 799-1700
    5.7 PK-6 351
  • West Columbia West Columbia Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 824 students
    7.0 miles
    711 S Gray
    West Columbia, TX 77486
    (979) 345-5147
    7 PK-6 824
  • West Columbia West Brazos J High School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 488 students
    7.1 miles
    111 Roustabout Dr
    West Columbia, TX 77486
    (979) 799-1700
    7.1 7-9 488

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