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Fossil Ridge High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,308
Best High School in Texas
#88
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District KELLER ISD
Type Public
 Phone (817)744-1700
 Location 4101 THOMPSON RD
KELLER, TX 76244
Charter School No

Fossil Ridge 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 88th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Fossil Ridge High School student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White39.6%914
Black13.1%302
Hispanic30.3%699
Asian Pacific12%276
Native American Indian0.8%18
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%6
Two or more races4%93

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 30.3%

31.3% 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, FOSSIL RIDGE H S students are largely upper-middle income and rank 360th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman682
Sophomore595
Junior538
Senior493
Total2,308

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 270th in Texas

Students at Fossil Ridge High School scored an average 82% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 23.2% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*83%
Boys80% to 84%*75%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*80% to 84%*
Black75% to 79%*65% to 69%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*75%
Multiracial50% or more*80% to 89%*
White85% to 89%*85%
With Disabilites50% to 54%*35% to 39%*
Limited English60% to 69%*50% to 54%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
983

The average SAT score for Fossil Ridge High School students in 2015 was 983.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 292nd in Texas

494 out of 1,031 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (48%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 25% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 157th in Texas

Fossil Ridge High School offers 19 AP courses. 61 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Fossil Ridge High School had 431 taking AP exams with a 262 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 75% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 61% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 61% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 45%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 33%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 40%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.6%13
Boys0.9%11
Girls0.2%2
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 Students7.7%172
Boys8.9%105
Girls6.4%67
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.3%52
Boys2.9%34
Girls1.5%18

Location

Fossil Ridge High School
4101 THOMPSON RD
KELLER, TX
76244
(817)744-1700

10 out of 10 1

District

KELLER ISD
KELLER, TX