Waxahachie High School

Unclaimed
3/10
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Reviews
11
Grades
9-12
Students
1,985
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Biology I
86%
State avg: 91%
English
64%
State avg: 63%
English 2
67%
State avg: 66%
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4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
90%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1443
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
22
State avg: 21
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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White
49%
Hispanic
35%
Black
13%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
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Neighborhood
1000 Dallas Highway
Waxahachie, TX 75165
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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