Akins High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,667
Best High School in Texas
#652
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District AUSTIN ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)841-9900
 Location 10701 S 1ST ST
AUSTIN, TX 78748
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Akins High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White10.4%277
Black7.2%193
Hispanic77.6%2,069
Asian Pacific2.7%72
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%4
Two or more races1.9%50

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman824
Sophomore674
Junior610
Senior559
Total2,667

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
70%
Rank in Texas
688th
Rating
4 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
Girls77%70%
Boys72%60%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*70% to 79%*
Black55% to 59%*55% to 59%*
Hispanic76%64%
Multiracial50% or more*60% to 69%*
White80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites35% to 39%*35% to 39%*
Limited English65% to 69%*46%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
889

The average SAT score for Akins High School students in 2015 was 889.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
50%
Rank in Texas
265th
Rating
7 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 Rate
17%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
416th
AP Pass Rate Rating
3 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate31%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students3.1%79
Boys4.1%55
Girls1.9%24
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students1.1%29
Boys1.5%20
Girls0.7%9

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.3%111
Boys4.6%61
Girls4%50
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.9%75
Boys3.3%44
Girls2.3%31

Location

Akins High School
10701 S 1ST ST
AUSTIN, TX
78748
(512)841-9900

5 out of 10 1

District

AUSTIN ISD
AUSTIN, TX