|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||AUSTIN ISD|
|Location||8403 MESA DR
AUSTIN, TX 78759
Anderson High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 58th in the best public high schools in Texas.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Anderson High School student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||6|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||1|
|Two or more races||3.1%||70|
21.4% 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, ANDERSON H S students are largely upper income and rank 192nd in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at Anderson High School scored an average 86% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.1% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% to 94%*||85%|
|Boys||90% to 94%*||77%|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||80% to 84%*|
|Black||60% to 79%*||55% to 59%*|
|Hispanic||85% to 89%*||73%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||80% to 89%*|
|White||95% or more*||89%|
|With Disabilites||50% to 59%*||35% to 39%*|
|Limited English||70% to 79%*||35% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Anderson High School students in 2015 was 1138.
585 out of 1,044 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 21% for participation.
Anderson High School offers 21 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Anderson High School had 336 taking AP exams with a 243 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||72%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||25%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||19%|
|AP Courses Offered||21|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%|
Anderson High School
8403 MESA DR