William B Travis High School

11111 Harlem Rd
Richmond, TX 77406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
William B Travis High School serves 2,618 students in grades 9-12.
William B Travis High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

William B Travis High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

William B Travis High School's student population of 2,618 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 153 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,618 students
This chart display total students of William B Travis High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of William B Travis High School
Total Classroom Teachers153 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of William B Travis High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of William B Travis High School by grade.

School Rankings

William B Travis High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William B Travis High School is 0.77, which is more 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
#1881 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of William B Travis High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William B Travis High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William B Travis High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of William B Travis High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
23%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in William B Travis High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in William B Travis High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
27%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William B Travis High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
25%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in William B Travis High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in William B Travis High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William B Travis High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.770.64
This chart display the diversity score of William B Travis High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of William B Travis High School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William B Travis High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William B Travis High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William B Travis High School is Stephen F Austin High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Macario Garcia Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stephen F Austin Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Stephen F Austin Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    1.3 miles
    1630 Pitts Rd
    Richmond, TX 77469
    (832) 223-1000
    1.3 PK-5 607
  • Richmond Pecan Grove Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
    1.8 miles
    3330 Old S Dr
    Richmond, TX 77406
    (281) 634-4800
    1.8 PK-5 695
  • Sugar Land Macario Garcia Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,156 student
    2.1 miles
    18550 Old Richmond Rd
    Sugar Land, TX 77498
    (281) 634-3160
    2.1 6-8 1,156
  • Richmond Frost Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    2.2 miles
    3306 Skinner Ln
    Richmond, TX 77406
    (832) 223-1500
    2.2 PK-5 563
  • Sugar Land Stephen F Austin High School Math: 54% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,276 students
    2.3 miles
    3434 Pheasant Creek Dr
    Sugar Land, TX 77498
    (281) 634-2000
    2.3 9-12 2,276

School Reviews

Review William B Travis High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.