Texas School For The Blind

  • Texas School For The Blind serves 136 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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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 136 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7208 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
72%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
43%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTexas Sch For The Blind & Visually Impaired School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Texas School For The Blind is Rosedale (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Rosedale (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Rosedale (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin Rosedale Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 210 students
    0.4 miles
    2117 W 49th St
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512)414-3617
    0.4 PK-12 210
  • Austin Helping Hand Alternative School
    Charter School
    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
    Grades: PK-6 | 443 students
    1.0 miles
    3309 Kerbey Ln
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512)414-2054
    1.0 PK-6 443
  • Austin Mccallum High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1759 students
    1.0 miles
    5600 Sunshine Dr
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512)414-2519
    1.0 9-12 1759
  • Austin Ridgetop Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 331 students
    1.3 miles
    5005 Caswell Ave
    Austin, TX 78751
    (512)414-4469
    1.3 PK-5 331

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