Vista Ridge High School

  • Vista Ridge High School serves 2,252 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Vista Ridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Vista Ridge High School's student population of 2,252 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers139 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vista Ridge High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista Ridge High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1731 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
59%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.590.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeander Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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