Hughes Springs High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
342
Best High School in Texas
#252
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HUGHES SPRINGS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (903)639-3841
 Location 701 RUSSELL ST
HUGHES SPRINGS, TX 75656
Charter School No

Hughes Springs High School has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 252nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White71.1%243
Black13.2%45
Hispanic11.1%38
Asian Pacific0.9%3
Native American Indian0.6%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.2%11

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 39.8%

48% 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, HUGHES SPRINGS H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 716th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman102
Sophomore96
Junior80
Senior64
Total342

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
80%
Rank in Texas
326th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Hughes Springs High School scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 28% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*80% to 84%*
Boys80% to 89%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black50% or more*50% to 59%*
Hispanic50% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White90% or more*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1135

The average SAT score for Hughes Springs High School students in 2015 was 1135.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
58%
Rank in Texas
180th
Rating
8 out of 10

83 out of 144 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (58%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

HUGHES SPRINGS H S has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate53%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate57%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate49%

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 Students15.5%49
Boys18.5%29
Girls12.5%20
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.9%6
Boys2.5%4
Girls1.3%2

Location

Hughes Springs High School
701 RUSSELL ST
HUGHES SPRINGS, TX
75656
(903)639-3841

8 out of 10 1

District

HUGHES SPRINGS ISD
HUGHES SPRINGS, TX