Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,248 students in Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District are Hardin-jefferson High School, Sour Lake Elementary School and Henderson Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
5 Schools
8,947 Schools
# Students
2,248 Students
5,397,176 Students
# Teachers
154 Teachers
355,290 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District, which is ranked #213 of all 1,199 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#213 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   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)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   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
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.64
# American Indian Students
5 Students
20,578 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
16 Students
235,494 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
213 Students
2,824,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
52%
# Black Students
221 Students
679,775 Students
% Black Students
10%
13%
# White Students
1,750 Students
1,504,087 Students
% White Students
78%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
8,024 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
122,392 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
73
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
179
371,554
# Students in 1st Grade:
167
388,606
# Students in 2nd Grade:
142
394,353
# Students in 3rd Grade:
167
409,890
# Students in 4th Grade:
166
413,470
# Students in 5th Grade:
180
413,766
# Students in 6th Grade:
180
402,100
# Students in 7th Grade:
153
402,159
# Students in 8th Grade:
183
398,280
# Students in 9th Grade:
188
433,575
# Students in 10th Grade:
185
397,548
# Students in 11th Grade:
142
372,062
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
345,222
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,129 is higher than the state median of $12,819. The school district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,048 is less than the state median of $12,640. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$30 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,129
$12,819
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,048
$12,640
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hardin-Jefferson Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hardin-jefferson High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3155 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX 77659
(409) 981-6430
Grades: 9-12
| 656 students
Rank: #22.
Sour Lake Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1055 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX 77659
(409) 981-6440
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #33.
Henderson Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3025 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX 77659
(409) 981-6420
Grades: 6-8
| 516 students
Rank: #44.
China Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
605 Henderson Ave
China, TX 77613
(409) 981-6410
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Hardin County J J A E P
Alternative School
440 W Monroe
Kountze, TX 77625
(409) 246-8490
Grades: 9-10
| 2 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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