J M Hanks High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,860
Best High School in Texas
#206
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District YSLETA ISD
Type Public
 Phone (915)434-5000
 Location 2001 LEE TREVINO DR
EL PASO, TX 79935
Charter School No

J M Hanks 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 206th 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 J M Hanks High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7%131
Black2.8%52
Hispanic89.1%1,658
Asian Pacific0.2%4
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races0.6%12

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 29.6%

56% 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, J M HANKS H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 837th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman580
Sophomore467
Junior414
Senior399
Total1,860

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

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

Students at J M Hanks 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
Girls75% to 79%*79%
Boys75% to 79%*74%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black80% or more*80% to 89%*
Hispanic77%75%
Multiracial-suppressed*
White80% or more*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites40% to 49%*45% to 49%*
Limited English60% to 69%*40% to 44%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
846

The average SAT score for J M Hanks High School students in 2015 was 846.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
59%
Rank in Texas
164th
Rating
8 out of 10

479 out of 813 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 18% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
26%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
161st
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

J M Hanks High School offers 22 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 76% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. J M Hanks High School had 540 taking AP exams with a 217 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 74% percentile and somewhat above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 40% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 26% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 22

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

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 Students2.1%60
Boys2.7%42
Girls1.3%18
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%12
Boys0.7%10
Girls0.1%2

Location

J M Hanks High School
2001 LEE TREVINO DR
EL PASO, TX
79935
(915)434-5000

9 out of 10 1

District

YSLETA ISD
EL PASO, TX