Waxahachie High School

  • Waxahachie High School serves 2,204 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waxahachie High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Waxahachie High School's student population of 2,204 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 164 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers164 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waxahachie High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waxahachie High School is 0.62, 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#5234 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
49%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaxahachie Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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