Tenaha Schools

  • Tenaha Schools serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 27% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tenaha Schools placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Tenaha Schools places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Tenaha Schools's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students579 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Tenaha Schools
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tenaha Schools 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tenaha Schools is 0.67, which is more 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#6321 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
31%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tenaha Schools. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.670.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tenaha Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTenaha Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Tenaha Schools is Gary School (9.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gary Gary School
    Grades: PK-12 | 471 students
    9.2 miles
    132 Bobcat Trl
    Gary, TX 75643
    (903) 685-2291
    9.2 PK-12 471
  • Timpson Timpson School
    Grades: PK-12 | 627 students
    9.8 miles
    836 Bear Dr
    Timpson, TX 75975
    (936) 254-2463
    9.8 PK-12 627
  • Center F L Moffett Primary
    Grades: PK-K | 434 students
    10.0 miles
    294 Stadium Dr
    Center, TX 75935
    (936) 598-6266
    10.0 PK-K 434
  • Center Center Elementary School
    Grades: 1-3 | 568 students
    10.4 miles
    621 Roughrider Dr
    Center, TX 75935
    (936) 598-3625
    10.4 1-3 568
  • Center Center High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
    10.4 miles
    658 Roughrider Dr
    Center, TX 75935
    (936) 598-6173
    10.4 9-12 678

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