Waco Independent School District

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Overview

School District NameWaco Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wacoisd.org
School District Phone Number(254) 755-9420
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools25 Schools8,947 Schools
# of Students14,821 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers993 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Waco Independent School District, which is ranked #1031 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#946 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waco 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)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waco 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
73%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waco Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.550.64
# of American Indian Students12 Students20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students46 Students235,500 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students8,958 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
60%
52%
# of Black Students4,225 Students680,292 Students
% Black Students
29%
13%
# of White Students1,315 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
9%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students260 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:977254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,163371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,175388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,186394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,124409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,181413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,069414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:997402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,027402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:927398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,295433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:963397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:899371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:838345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,907 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,484 is less than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$177 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waco Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$170 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Waco Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,907$12,556
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waco Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,484$12,335
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waco Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Waco Independent School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Tennyson Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    6100 Tennyson Dr
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 772-1440

    Grades: 6-8 | 930 students
  • Bell's Hill Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 39%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    2100 Ross
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 754-4171

    Grades: PK-5 | 754 students
  • University High School Math: 50% | Reading: 25%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3201 S New Rd
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 756-1843

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,735 student
  • Hillcrest Pds Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    4225 Pine Ave
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 772-4286

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • Mountainview Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    5901 Bishop St
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 772-2520

    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
  • Lake Air Montessori School Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    4601 Cobbs Dr
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 772-1910

    Grades: PK-8 | 710 students
  • Waco High School Math: 40% | Reading: 27%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2020 N 42nd St
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 776-1150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,971 student
  • Kendrick Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1801 Kendrick Ln
    Waco, TX 76711
    (254) 752-3316

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Provident Heights Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2415 Bosque Blvd
    Waco, TX 76707
    (254) 750-3930

    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
  • Crestview Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 27%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1120 N New Rd
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 776-1704

    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
  • Cedar Ridge Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 29%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2115 Meridian Ave
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 756-1241

    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
  • South Waco Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2104 Gurley Ln
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 753-6802

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Parkdale Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    6400 Edmond
    Waco, TX 76710
    (254) 772-2170

    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
  • Dean Highland Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3300 Maple
    Waco, TX 76707
    (254) 752-3751

    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
  • West Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1101 N 15th St
    Waco, TX 76707
    (254) 750-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
  • Indian Spring Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    500 N University Parks Dr
    Waco, TX 76701
    (254) 754-5491

    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
  • Cesar Chavez Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    700 S 15th St
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 750-3736

    Grades: 6-8 | 847 students
  • Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3637 Alta Vista Dr
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 662-3050

    Grades: PK-5 | 498 students
  • J H Hines Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    301 Garrison St
    Waco, TX 76704
    (254) 753-1362

    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
  • G W Carver Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1601 J J Flewellen Rd
    Waco, TX 76704
    (254) 757-0787

    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
  • Brook Avenue Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    720 Brook Ave
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 750-3562

    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
  • Brazos High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3005 Edna Ave
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 754-9422

    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
  • Bill Logue Detention Center Alternative School
    2601 Gholson Rd
    Waco, TX 76704
    (254) 754-0803

    Grades: 7-12 | 18 students
  • Challenge Academy Alternative School
    2015 Alexander Ave
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 754-0803

    Grades: 5-12 | 22 students
  • G L Wiley Opportunity Center Alternative School
    1030 E Live Oak St
    Waco, TX 76704
    (254) 757-3829

    Grades: 3-12 | 67 students
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