Bandera High School
Best High School in Texas#256
|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||BANDERA ISD|
|Location||474 OLD SAN ANTONIO HWY
BANDERA, TX 78003
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.
The Bandera High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.9%||6|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||1.2%||8|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas372nd
Rating6 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|
|Girls||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||70% to 74%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||suppressed*|
|Hispanic||70% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
|White||75% to 79%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||50% or more*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1026
The average SAT score for Bandera High School students in 2015 was 1026.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT63%
Rank in Texas142nd
Rating8 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 Rate24%
AP Pass Rank in Texas397th
AP Pass Rate Rating3 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||18%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||19%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%|
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Bandera High School
474 OLD SAN ANTONIO HWY