Akins High School
Best High School in Texas#652
|Rating||4 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||AUSTIN ISD|
|Location||10701 S 1ST ST
AUSTIN, TX 78748
Akins High School has an academic rating about equal to the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 652nd in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Akins High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||4|
|Two or more races||1.9%||50|
vs. other Texas high schoolsLower 28%
56.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, AKINS H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 857th in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas688th
Rating4 out of 10
Students at Akins High School scored an average 70% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly below the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 42.2% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||70% to 79%*|
|Black||55% to 59%*||55% to 59%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||60% to 69%*|
|White||80% to 84%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||35% to 39%*||35% to 39%*|
|Limited English||65% to 69%*||46%|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score889
The average SAT score for Akins High School students in 2015 was 889.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT50%
Rank in Texas265th
Rating7 out of 10
579 out of 1,169 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 28% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate17%
AP Pass Rank in Texas416th
AP Pass Rate Rating3 out of 10
Akins High School offers 15 AP courses. 17 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 51% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Akins High School had 297 taking AP exams with a 93 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 33% percentile and somewhat below the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||31%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||17%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||2%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||2%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||16%|
|AP Courses Offered||15|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||30%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||31%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||30%|
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Akins High School
10701 S 1ST ST