Wylie High School

  • Wylie High School serves 2,227 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wylie High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wylie High School's student population of 2,227 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,227 students
This chart display total students of Wylie High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Wylie High School
Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Wylie High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Wylie High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Wylie 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wylie High School is 0.68, 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#1966 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wylie 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wylie 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wylie High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wylie High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wylie High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wylie High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
49%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wylie High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wylie High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wylie High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.680.41
This chart display the diversity score of Wylie High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Wylie High School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wylie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wylie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWylie Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Wylie 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
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.