Talkington School For Young Women Leaders

  • Talkington School For Young Women Leaders serves 449 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (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 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Talkington School For Young Women Leaders placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

Talkington School For Young Women Leaders places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Talkington School For Young Women Leaders's student population of 449 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Talkington School For Young Women Leaders is ranked within the top 1% 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Talkington School For Young Women Leaders is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#30 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
52%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
37%
29%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.63
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Talkington School For Young Women Leaders is Estacado High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Rise Academy (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Rise Academy (0.1 miles away)
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