Nixon-Smiley CISD School District

800 RANCHO RD
NIXON , TX 78140 - 0400
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Nixon-Smiley CISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,015 students in Nixon-Smiley CISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Nixon-Smiley CISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Nixon-Smiley CISD School District are Nixon-smiley High School, Nixon-smiley Middle School and Nixon Smiley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Nixon-Smiley CISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
5 Schools
9,055 Schools
# Students
1,015 Students
5,372,465 Students
# Teachers
88 Teachers
369,164 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Nixon-Smiley CISD School District, which is ranked #718 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#740 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nixon-Smiley CISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nixon-Smiley CISD  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)
40%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nixon-Smiley CISD  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 Nixon-Smiley CISD  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
1 Student
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
768 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
76%
53%
# Black Students
11 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
223 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
22%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
75
217,846
# Students in K Grade:
73
361,341
# Students in 1st Grade:
70
381,379
# Students in 2nd Grade:
68
380,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
77
381,044
# Students in 4th Grade:
68
385,309
# Students in 5th Grade:
63
395,638
# Students in 6th Grade:
87
414,487
# Students in 7th Grade:
70
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
78
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
72
436,952
# Students in 10th Grade:
78
420,921
# Students in 11th Grade:
63
388,558
# Students in 12th Grade:
73
364,776
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,426 is higher than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,370 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$15 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nixon-Smiley CISD  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)
$15 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Nixon-Smiley CISD  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
$14,426
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nixon-Smiley CISD  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
$14,370
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nixon-Smiley CISD  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 Nixon-Smiley CISD School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nixon-smiley High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Rank: #22.
Nixon-smiley Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 5-8
| 298 students
Rank: #33.
Nixon Smiley Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Anglin St
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: PK-4
| 431 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nixon-smiley Cisd Daep
Alternative School
102 W Hwy 87
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Nixon-smiley Pace
Alternative School
102 W Hwy 87
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 11-12
| 1 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 5
  • Enrollment: 1,015 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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