Irion High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
175
Best High School in Texas
#271
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 12th grade
School District IRION COUNTY ISD
Type Public
 Phone (325)835-2881
 Location 301 N 3RD ST
MERTZON, TX 76941
Charter School No

Irion High School has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 271st 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 Irion High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.1%121
Black2.9%5
Hispanic26.3%46
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian0.6%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.1%2

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 25.7%

28.6% 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, IRION H S students are largely upper-middle income and rank 303rd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade31
8th Grade19
Freshman38
Sophomore34
Junior25
Senior28
Total175

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
77%
Rank in Texas
409th
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Irion High School scored an average 77% 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 35.2% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% or more*80% to 89%*
Boys60% to 69%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*70% to 79%*
Multiracial--
White75% to 79%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1128

The average SAT score for Irion High School students in 2015 was 1128.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
53%
Rank in Texas
224th
Rating
7 out of 10

28 out of 53 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (53%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 24% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
26%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Irion High School offers 3 AP courses. 26 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Irion High School had 4 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the Texas state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate -100% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 26% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Courses Offered 3

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

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 Students13.9%23
Boys19.6%19
Girls5.9%4
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.4%4
Boys2.1%2
Girls2.1%2

Location

Irion High School
301 N 3RD ST
MERTZON, TX
76941
(325)835-2881

8 out of 10 1

District

IRION COUNTY ISD
MERTZON, TX