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Early College High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
422
Best High School in Texas
#50
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District LAREDO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (956)273-7700
 Location 5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD
LAREDO, TX 78041
Charter School Yes

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.

Demographics

Race

The Early College High School student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0.9%4
Black0%0
Hispanic96.4%407
Asian Pacific2.6%11
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman120
Sophomore110
Junior101
Senior91
Total422

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 62nd in Texas

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
Girls90% or more*90% to 94%*
Boys80% or more*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black--
Hispanic95% or more*85% to 89%*
Multiracial--
White-suppressed*
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited English50% or more*60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
878

The average SAT score for Early College High School students in 2015 was 878.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 468th in Texas

74 out of 192 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 40% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 166th in Texas

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 state median of 42 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.5%2
Boys1.1%2
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.5%2
Boys1.1%2
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 Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%2
Boys1.1%2
Girls0%0

Location

Early College High School
5201 UNIVERSITY BLVD
LAREDO, TX
78041
(956)273-7700

10 out of 10 1

District

LAREDO ISD
LAREDO, TX