Wells High School

160 Rusk Ave
Wells, TX 75976
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Wells High School serves 123 students in grades 7-12.
Wells 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wells High School's student population of 123 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Wells 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 diversity score of Wells High School is 0.40, 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
#5367 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
12%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
76%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.64
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWells Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wells High School is Central High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central J High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wells Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wells Wells Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 163 students
    0.0 miles
    160 Rusk Ave
    Wells, TX 75976
    (936) 867-4400
    0 PK-6 163
  • Pollok Central Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 658 students
    8.4 miles
    8578 Us Hwy 69n
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936) 853-9390
    8.4 PK-4 658
  • Pollok Central High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
    8.4 miles
    7622 Us Hwy 69 N
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936) 853-2167
    8.4 9-12 435
  • Pollok Central J High School Math: 50% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 423 students
    8.4 miles
    7622 Us Hwy 69 N
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936) 853-2115
    8.4 5-8 423
  • Douglass Douglass School Math: 44% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 480 students
    12.8 miles
    20712 S Fm 225
    Douglass, TX 75943
    (936) 569-9804
    12.8 PK-12 480

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