Texas School For The Blind

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Texas School For The Blind serves 127 students in grades 1-12.
Texas School For The Blind 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Texas School For The Blind places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Texas School For The Blind's student population of 127 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students127 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Texas School For The Blind
Total Classroom Teachers (04-05)45 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Texas School For The Blind by grade.

School Comparison

Texas School For The Blind 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 Texas School For The Blind is 0.66, 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
#5119 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
37%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
42%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Texas School For The Blind. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.660.64
This chart display the diversity score of Texas School For The Blind and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas School For The Blind and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTexas School For The Blind & Visually Impaired 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 Texas School For The Blind is Rosedale (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin Rosedale Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 232 students
    0.4 miles
    2117 W 49th St
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 414-3617
    0.4 PK-12 232
  • Austin Helping Hand Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-7 | 24 students
    0.8 miles
    3804 Ave B
    Austin, TX 78751
    (512) 751-4534
    0.8 1-7 24
  • Austin Bryker Woods Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 458 students
    1.0 miles
    3309 Kerbey Ln
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512) 414-2054
    1 PK-6 458
  • Austin Mccallum High School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,761 student
    1.0 miles
    5600 Sunshine Dr
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 414-2519
    1 9-12 1,761
  • Austin Ridgetop Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    1.3 miles
    5005 Caswell Ave
    Austin, TX 78751
    (512) 414-4469
    1.3 PK-5 371

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