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Guyer High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,395
Best High School in Texas
#92
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DENTON ISD
Type Public
 Phone (940)369-1000
 Location 7501 TEASLEY LN
DENTON, TX 76210
Charter School No

Guyer 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 92nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Guyer High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White63.3%1,515
Black9.4%225
Hispanic21.9%525
Asian Pacific3.2%76
Native American Indian0.9%22
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races1.3%31

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 9.8%

16.8% 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, GUYER H S students are largely wealthy and rank 116th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman677
Sophomore632
Junior547
Senior539
Total2,395

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 205th in Texas

Students at Guyer High School scored an average 84% 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 17.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*88%
Boys83%77%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*80% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*80% to 89%*
Black75% to 79%*75% to 79%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*70%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White91%88%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*35% to 39%*
Limited English60% to 69%*45% to 49%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1010

The average SAT score for Guyer High School students in 2015 was 1010.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 743rd in Texas

295 out of 1,086 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (27%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Texas median rate of 33% and in the bottom 38% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 10th in Texas

Guyer High School offers 22 AP courses. 34 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Guyer High School had -10 taking AP exams with a -5 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 34% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 31%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
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 Students3.3%74
Boys3.6%42
Girls2.9%32
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%50
Boys3.1%36
Girls1.2%14

Location

Guyer High School
7501 TEASLEY LN
DENTON, TX
76210
(940)369-1000

10 out of 10 1

District

DENTON ISD
DENTON, TX