Early College High School
Best High School in Texas#50
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||LAREDO ISD|
|Location||5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD
LAREDO, TX 78041
Early College 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 50th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Early College High School student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0%||0|
vs. other Texas high schoolsLower 2.9%
91.9% 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, EARLY COLLEGE H S students are largely low income and rank 1156th in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas62nd
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Early College High School scored an average 92% 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 6% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||80% or more*||80% to 84%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||-||suppressed*|
|Hispanic||95% or more*||85% to 89%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||60% to 69%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score878
The average SAT score for Early College High School students in 2015 was 878.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT39%
Rank in Texas466th
Rating5 out of 10
74 out of 192 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 49% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate48%
AP Pass Rank in Texas166th
AP Pass Rate Rating7 out of 10
Early College High School offers 3 AP courses. 48 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Early College High School had 184 taking AP exams with a 110 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||60%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||48%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||16%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||32%|
|AP Courses Offered||3|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
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Early College High School
5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD