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San Marcos High School

Public | 9-12 | 2075 students

 
 

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3 stars

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2011:
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Posted April 3, 2014

I hope the new principal will support teachers and work to retain them and grow them as permanent school family. I've seen well intentioned newcomers try to "fix things" with wrong thinking. The teachers are all a long term investment and all willing to learn new things and grow. They are the strength of the school and the new leader should use them to make the school even stronger!


Posted April 2, 2014

I am a parent and I really like SMHS! My student has done very well. Yes, there are areas for improvement, but don't we all need to work on something. If certain people in the community were not so quick to bash the high school, they could see the things that I see. I see for the most part teachers that do a good job and some do a great job. It is like that everywhere and not just at SMHS. You just wait, things are a changing at the high school! I expect great things in the next couple of years. My oldest son has gone on to college. He is an honor student and is consistently on the Dean's list of a Tier I university. I know that I did not teach him all of that. He must have gotten it from his teachers in SMCISD!!!! Instead of complaining about something, get involved and help fix what needs to be fixed. We have a great community! We have so many assets. Stop running the school down!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2014

A for effort and let's keep it going. Excited about some of the new teachers and their programs. Ready to see SMHS really grow. Lost a star for this: Academics should be more important than football so that is one thing that needs to change! It's a large school with large issues and challenging to all who work there, so parents...let's put up or shut up. There are lots of ways to support the teachers and kids. Contact them and volunteer. Win Win situation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2013

For several years our teaches have made an enormous effort to improve the education of our children, but we have to remember that EDUCATION begins at home! therefore, MORE POWER TO OUR EDUCATORS! This year 30 some HS graduated, and Senior Students achieved high honors through Advanced Placement (AP) tests quite an improvement from years past! CONGRATULATIONS SAN MARCOS HS!, and our best wishes to you all! Respectfully, mov


Posted June 1, 2013

The new Superintendent is fantastic! The academies are are a wonderful way to help the kids find and nurture their special talents. The teachers and staff are very caring and responsive to students and their needs. Great school, great community!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2013

This school is a nightmare for students, parents, and teachers--ultimately, it's a nightmare for the community, too. San Marcos can't grow or improve unless the school system improves. Students at SMHS get bottom of the barrel SAT and ACT scores. Look at the numbers and ignore the administration's hype. Instead of a new football stadium, maybe the community should pour money into teachers and tutors so that this school wouldn't be such an embarrassment for the city. Just look at the Great Schools rating above! Five out of ten. Click on the test scores tab above. What are our tax dollars buying? The principal of this school needs to stop managing like the former kindergarten teacher she is and establish rules for teens, not children. She needs to raise expectations and stop babying students. She allows students to turn in homework even two to three months late, with no penalty to their grade! She allows them to text in class, while the teacher is teaching! Spend a day on campus before sending your child here. It's a beautiful school, but only on the outside. See for yourself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2012

You can get a good education here if you want to. I read all the reviews written so far (July 31, 2012), and the only one that bears truth is that the high number of low socio-economic students make it more difficult for teachers and students to be serious about education. SMCISD offers everything necessary for a motivated student to achieve high school success and/or real world success. Fighting community apathy is the real problem.


Posted January 13, 2012

I work as a substitue teacher and after subbing at the high school all last year and part this year I can say that I will either pay for her to go to a private high school or will home school her. This school has serious issues that are not being addresses. The dress code is a joke - boys with their pants to their ankles, girls in short shorts skirts, kids walking around the hall on their ipods and cell phones, they text in class, listen to their ipods in class. Try using the restroom in the morning or lunch - there are always about 20 girls in their curling their hair/putting on makeup, talking on phones, etc (looks more like a beauty salon than a school). Rules are sporadically enforced, if at all. There are NO consequences when students violate the rules. The new superintendent was suppose to implement sweeping changes, gain control of the school, enforce the rules? I am not real sure what Mark Eads is waiting for but as of today it is the same old thing. They had a meeting last year to find out why so many parents were leaving the district - moving to Kyle or elsewhere. BE WARNED IF U CARE ABOUT YOUR KIDS DO NOT SEND THEM HERE.


Posted March 17, 2011

SMHS had plenty of opportunities for students to learn and get involved. As an alumni (class of '09) I know you get out what you put in. For ex, if you don't get involved/pay attention in the class room, you don't learn anything therefore you think you had a bad teacher. I am not saying SMHS is perfect. Of course there are some bad teachers, but for those few bad ones there are plenty of good ones to make up for it. As for the principal, what an outstanding person. The first year she was hired was pretty rocky, with changing pretty much everything that we knew (most importantly the pep-rallies), speaking to us like we were small children. But she listened to what we had to say, and tired to compromise to the best of her abilities. She truly cares about what she's doing. and proves it by showing up at all sporting events not just football, band competitions (even the ones out of town), and key club events just to name a few, now speaks to the students like young adults. Now for the athletic directors (male and female), they both need to go, i would elaborate however I don't have much room left. If you had good kids, they should be perfectly fine at SMHS.


Posted March 7, 2011

As a parent I would strongly recommend you send your children to another High School if at all possible. There are a few rare jewels at this school - reasonable teachers who care deeply and actually teach, but, unfortunately, they are the exception to the rule. I don't know if it is the ineffectual administration or the public school system at large, but something here is very broken and the kids with real potential are paying the price.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2010

Too much emphasis on football, not nearly enough on academics. Athletes can do no wrong. Sexual and drug activity prevalent in gyms, locker rooms, classrooms and bathrooms. I'm not sure what the staff is doing all day, with these activities so rampant. If I had a choice my kids would not go there any more.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

The principle treats students like babys because she was previously a kindergarden principle, And ruined the schools traditions. Teachers also miss the real rattler pride we use to have.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2009

Personally it can be ok but I just thinki the people in the school talk down on people too much and thats what drives students away and its ok sometimes but time goes slow.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 4, 2007

SMHS has some good teachers but it doesn't seem that they are well-supported or is the administration (especially the principal) very concerned about education. This is especially disappointing for a 'college-town' where the high school could be taking full advantage of having a university connection with a well establish College of Education at Texas State University. There is an overemphasis on teaching for TAKS test performance and also with athletics (i.e., the football program). While one might hope that a new high school facility scheduled to open next year will mean better education, I have my doubts considering the misplaced focus of the current administration and the lack of respect toward students and parents. Parents who believe in public education ought to consider other options for their children's education if the mission/vision for the new high school does not change substantially. SMHS does little to prepare its best students!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2006

Good school considering how big it is; large population of low income students makes it difficult for students who are serious about their education. Teachers are responsive and most strive for quality. School is hampered by lack of funding for the arts and there is a good band but no orchestra program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2006

Good programs, and opportunities available for students. Can also take courses at Texas State.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 12, 2005

SMHS, although far from 'perfect', worked with us on meeting the needs of our children. If your child needs to be challenged, take advantage of the AP courses and exams, Credit-By-Exams, Dual Enrollment with ACC (almost free!) and TxState classes. Our sons were able to begin college as juniors upon graduation. It would be wonderful if all AP students were serious about their classes. Better results would be obtained. Extracurricular activities are readily available to the students, and were a huge part of our sons' education and life experience. Band, Debate, Student Council, Bus. Prof of America, FBLA, NHS...all were great experiences. One of the most frustrating things about SMHS was trying to get parental involvement going through PTSO, PTSA. I currently attend Booster meetings in order to try to recruit more parents, students and teachers into PTSA. Everyone is busy, and I suppose they think HS will take care of itself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2005

San Marcos High has such a bad feeling about it. The new TAKS implementation has had teachers stressing out about the test than most students, leaving little or no attention for individual students. The school is so old it's a good thing the new high school is being built which will be available for use in 2006. As a student in class of 2005 I hope that the oncoming middle school students can put up with it as they will take the place of the current highschool system.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 24, 2004

This school is so ran down. As a student I know everything that goes on. There are fights everyday, drugs are always being sold, the teachers dont care about the students. I can only name one that cares. The buliding is falling apart. Are walls cause cancer! Changes need to be made.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 11, 2004

I think the teachers and principles should apply more attention to helping kids learn material in all subjects before passing studens to next grade. They can do better and not miss out on next subject. I think this is where students start to go bad and give up.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

551 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

541 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

492 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

476 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

472 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

472 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

396 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

399 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

401 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students95%
Female94%
Male96%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

325 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
51%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
100%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

519 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
79%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

454 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

571 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
64%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

633 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
43%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

487 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

485 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
49%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
26%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
91%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

5 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

530 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

480 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students41%
Female43%
Male39%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special education21%
Not special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students81%
Female82%
Male80%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education39%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students72%
Female70%
Male73%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education31%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students56%
Female64%
Male50%
Black or African American42%
Asian67%
Hispanic52%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education23%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)12%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted52%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students39%
Female48%
Male32%
Black or African American31%
Asian60%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education10%
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students70%
Female73%
Male68%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education22%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)13%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students41%
Female45%
Male38%
Black or African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education0%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students73%
Female77%
Male68%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education29%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students71%
Female72%
Male71%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education29%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students63%
Female57%
Male68%
Black or African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education20%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 69% 52%
White 23% 29%
Black 5% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 3%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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2601 Rattler Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
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Phone: (512) 393-6800

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