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Dripping Springs High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,586
Best High School in Texas
#82
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)858-3100
 Location 940 W HWY 290
DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX 78620
Charter School No

Dripping Springs 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 82nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White76%1,206
Black0.4%7
Hispanic17.5%278
Asian Pacific1.4%22
Native American Indian0.4%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races4.1%65

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 2.2%

6.4% 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, DRIPPING SPRINGS H S students are largely wealthy and rank 25th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman463
Sophomore411
Junior379
Senior333
Total1,586

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 80th in Texas

Students at Dripping Springs High School scored an average 90% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 7.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*93%
Boys90% to 94%*84%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*50% or more*
Hispanic90% to 94%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% to 89%*
White90% to 94%*92%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*45% to 49%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1105

The average SAT score for Dripping Springs High School students in 2015 was 1105.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 346th in Texas

317 out of 712 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 36% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

4 out of 10

Rank: 325th in Texas

Dripping Springs High School offers 25 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Dripping Springs High School had 301 taking AP exams with a 128 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 48% percentile and about equal to the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 43% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 25%
AP Courses Offered 25

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate81%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate84%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate78%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students21.2%312
Boys27%203
Girls15.1%109
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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%13
Boys1.2%9
Girls0.5%4

Location

Dripping Springs High School
940 W HWY 290
DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX
78620
(512)858-3100

10 out of 10 1

District

DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD
DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX