Williams High School

1717 17th St
Plano, TX 75074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Williams High School serves 1,107 students in grades 9-10.
Williams 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Williams High School's student population of 1,107 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-10
Total Students1,107 students
This chart display total students of Williams High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Williams High School
Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Williams High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Williams High School by grade.

School Comparison

Williams High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Williams High School is 0.73, 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
#2278 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Williams High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Williams 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Williams 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Williams 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
19%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Williams High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Williams High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Williams High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Williams 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 Williams 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 Williams High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.730.64
This chart display the diversity score of Williams High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Williams 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
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Williams 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 NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Williams High School is Night School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mendenhall Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plano Night School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    2700 W 15th
    Plano, TX 75075
    (469) 752-5795
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Plano Mendenhall Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 593 students
    0.4 miles
    1330 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2600
    0.4 PK-5 593
  • Plano Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-8
    0.5 miles
    1300 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2200
    0.5 K-8 n/a
  • Plano Plano Family Literacy Alternative School
    Grades: PK
    0.5 miles
    1300 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2250
    0.5 PK n/a
  • Plano Head Start Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 146 students
    0.6 miles
    1600 Rigsbee Dr
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-7160
    0.6 PK 146

School Reviews

Review Williams 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
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.