William B Travis High School

  • William B Travis High School serves 2,489 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (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 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • William B Travis 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 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • William B Travis High School's student population of 2,489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William B Travis 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William B Travis High School is 0.77, 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
20%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
19%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
52%
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Black
28%
13%
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White
25%
29%
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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 William B Travis High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.770.41
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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