Bandera High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
678
Best High School in Texas
#256
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BANDERA ISD
Type Public
 Phone (830)796-6254
 Location 474 OLD SAN ANTONIO HWY
BANDERA, TX 78003
Charter School No

Bandera High School has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 256th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Bandera High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.5%471
Black0.6%4
Hispanic27.6%187
Asian Pacific0.3%2
Native American Indian0.9%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.2%8

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 33.4%

32.7% 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, BANDERA H S students are largely upper-middle income and rank 397th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman177
Sophomore169
Junior185
Senior147
Total678

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
78%
Rank in Texas
372nd
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Bandera High School scored an average 78% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 31.1% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys70% to 74%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic70% to 79%*75% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites50% or more*21% to 39%*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1026

The average SAT score for Bandera High School students in 2015 was 1026.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
63%
Rank in Texas
142nd
Rating
8 out of 10

208 out of 332 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (63%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
24%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
397th
AP Pass Rate Rating
3 out of 10

Bandera High School offers 13 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Bandera High School had 53 taking AP exams with a 20 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 36% percentile and somewhat below the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 38% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

Police Referral Rate

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

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students14.4%105
Boys21.7%83
Girls6.4%22
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%20
Boys3.4%13
Girls1.8%7

Location

Bandera High School
474 OLD SAN ANTONIO HWY
BANDERA, TX
78003
(830)796-6254

8 out of 10 1

District

BANDERA ISD
BANDERA, TX