Waxahachie High School

  • Waxahachie High School serves 2,155 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Waxahachie High School's student population of 2,155 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,155 students
Total Classroom Teachers159 teachers

School Comparison

  • Waxahachie High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waxahachie High School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4614 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Hispanic
35%
52%
Black
14%
13%
White
49%
28%
Two or more races
2%
2%
Diversity Score0.620.41
Graduation Rate
89%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWAXAHACHIE ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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