Van Alstyne J High School

  • Van Alstyne J High School serves 513 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Van Alstyne J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Van Alstyne J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Van Alstyne J High School's student population of 513 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Alstyne J High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Alstyne J High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#1589 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
78%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Alstyne Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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