Venus High School

  • Venus High School serves 590 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Venus High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Venus High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Venus High School's student population of 590 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Venus High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Venus High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3690 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
52%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
39%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Venus High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.580.63
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVenus Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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