1100 W 45th St
Austin, TX 78756
Rating
2/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Texas School For The Blind ranks 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 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Total Students
127 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (04-05)
45 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Texas School For The Blind is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6503 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
42%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
8%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 127 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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