Rising Star Independent School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 2 public schools in Rising Star Independent School District, serving 154 students. Rising Star Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
  • Public schools in Rising Star Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is in the 6/10, top 50% of public schools in Texas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Rising Star Independent School District are Rising Star Elementary School and Rising Star High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Texas public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameRising Star Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.risingstarisd.org
School District Phone Number(254) 643-1981
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools2 Schools8,947 Schools
# of Students154 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers16 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1

District Comparison

  • Rising Star Independent School District, which is ranked within the
    6/
    10
    , top 50% of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rising Star 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rising Star 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rising Star Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.340.64
# of American Indian Studentsn/a20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student235,500 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students27 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
52%
# of Black Studentsn/a680,292 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# of White Students122 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
79%
28%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students4 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:14254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:11371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:9388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:13394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:7409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:9413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:12414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:10402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:10402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:6398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:15433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:14397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:12371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:12345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,521 is higher than the state average of 10361. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,323 is higher than the state average of $10,700. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$3 MM9107000
This chart display total revenue of Rising Star Independent   School District and average revenue for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$3 MM9405000
This chart display total spending of Rising Star Independent   School District and average spending for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,52110361
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rising Star Independent   School District and average revenue per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,32310700
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rising Star Independent   School District and average spending per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Rising Star Independent School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rising Star Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    113 W Newton
    Rising Star, TX 76471
    (254) 643-2431

    Grades: PK-6 | 85 students
  • Rising Star High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    905 N Main St
    Rising Star, TX 76471
    (254) 643-3521

    Grades: 7-12 | 69 students
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