Denton ISD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 30,265 students in Denton ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Denton ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Denton ISD School District are Harpool Middle School, Ep Rayzor Elementary School and Hawk Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Denton ISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Denton ISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Denton ISD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
41 Schools
9,055 Schools
# Students
30,265 Students
5,372,448 Students
# Teachers
2,374 Teachers
369,163 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Denton ISD School District, which is ranked #298 of all 1,194 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#281 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Denton ISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denton ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denton ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Denton ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.64
# American Indian Students
145 Students
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
1,005 Students
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
10,188 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
53%
# Black Students
5,590 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
18%
13%
# White Students
12,473 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
41%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
53 Students
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
811 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,070
217,846
# Students in K Grade:
2,062
361,341
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,115
381,379
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,213
380,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,092
381,044
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,198
385,309
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,120
395,638
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,273
414,487
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,318
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,402
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,455
436,957
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,402
420,926
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,324
388,574
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,221
364,783
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,455 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,913 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$377 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Denton ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$391 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Denton ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,455
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Denton ISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,913
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Denton ISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Denton ISD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harpool Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9601 Stacee Ln
Sanger, TX 76266
(940) 369-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 875 students
Rank: #22.
Ep Rayzor Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
377 Rayzor Rd
Argyle, TX 76226
(940) 369-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #33.
Hawk Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2300 Oakmont Dr
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #44.
Guyer High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7501 Teasley Ln
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-1000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,621 students
Rank: #55.
Blanton Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9501 Stacee Ln
Sanger, TX 76266
(940) 369-0700
Grades: PK-5
| 476 students
Rank: #66.
Dorothy P Adkins Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1701 Monahan Dr
Argyle, TX 76226
(940) 369-1300
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #77.
Crownover Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1901 Creekside Dr
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 874 students
Rank: #88.
Mcnair Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1212 Hickory Creek Rd
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #99.
Ryan Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 W Ryan Rd
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #1010.
Houston Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3100 Teasley
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 369-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1111.
Providence Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Fm 2931
Aubrey, TX 76227
(940) 369-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #1212.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1306 E Windsor St
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 369-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1313.
Savannah Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1101 Cotton Exchange Dr
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7400
Grades: PK-5
| 641 students
Rank: #1414.
Nelson Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3909 Teasley Ln
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 369-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 577 students
Rank: #1515.
Stephens Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
133 Garza Rd
Denton, TX 76208
(940) 369-0800
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1616.
Pecan Creek Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4400 Lakeview Blvd
Denton, TX 76208
(940) 369-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #1717.
Ryan High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5101 E Mckinney
Denton, TX 76208
(940) 369-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,197 students
Rank: #1818.
Ray Braswell High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
26750 E University Dr
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,446 students
Rank: #1919.
Mcmath Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 Jason Dr
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 369-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 804 students
Rank: #2020.
Fred Moore High School
Alternative School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
815 Cross Timber St
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 369-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
Rank: #2121.
Rivera Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 Newton St
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 369-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2222.
Navo Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1701 Navo Rd
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,025 students
Rank: #2323.
Newton Rayzor Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 Malone
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 369-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #2424.
Cross Oaks Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Liberty Blvd
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7100
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #2525.
Evers Park Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 Evers Pkwy
Denton, TX 76207
(940) 369-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #2626.
Rodriguez Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8650 Martop Rd
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7050
Grades: 6-8
| 961 students
Rank: #2727.
Bettye Myers Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
131 Garza Rd
Denton, TX 76208
(940) 369-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 880 students
Rank: #2828.
Paloma Creek Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Navo Rd
Aubrey, TX 76227
(972) 347-7300
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students
Rank: #2929.
Calhoun Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
709 W Congress St
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 369-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #3030.
Strickland Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
324 E Windsor St
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 369-4200
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #3131.
Ginnings Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Yellowstone
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 369-2700
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #3232.
Alice Moore Alexander
Math: 50% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Mack Pl
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 369-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #3333.
Denton High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1007 Fulton
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 369-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,023 students
Rank: #3434.
Hodge Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Grant Pkwy
Denton, TX 76208
(940) 369-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
Rank: #3535.
Borman Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Parvin St
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 369-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Denton ISD School District
  • 1307 N LOCUST ST, DENTON, TX, 76201
  • (940) 369-0000
  • dentonisd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 30,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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