Jack C Hays High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,409
Best High School in Texas
#460
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HAYS CISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)268-2911
 Location 4800 JACK C HAYS TRL
BUDA, TX 78610
Charter School No

Jack C Hays High School has an academic rating slightly above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 460th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Jack C Hays High School student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White40.2%968
Black2.1%50
Hispanic54.7%1,318
Asian Pacific1.2%30
Native American Indian0.4%9
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races1.4%33

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 27.6%

29.5% 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, JACK C HAYS H S students are largely upper-middle income and rank 328th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman721
Sophomore649
Junior564
Senior475
Total2,409

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
74%
Rank in Texas
520th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Jack C Hays High School scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 43.6% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls75% to 79%*77%
Boys77%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*60% to 79%*
Black50% or more*70% to 79%*
Hispanic74%63%
Multiracial50% or more*80% or more*
White80% to 84%*87%
With Disabilites40% to 49%*30% to 34%*
Limited English50% to 59%*25% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1027

The average SAT score for Jack C Hays High School students in 2015 was 1027.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
39%
Rank in Texas
451st
Rating
5 out of 10

407 out of 1,039 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 47% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
21%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
305th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Jack C Hays High School offers 21 AP courses. 21 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Jack C Hays High School had 427 taking AP exams with a 190 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 51% percentile and about equal to the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 44% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 21% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 21

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%

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 Students19.2%446
Boys22.6%282
Girls15.3%164
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%47
Boys3.1%39
Girls0.6%8

Location

Jack C Hays High School
4800 JACK C HAYS TRL
BUDA, TX
78610
(512)268-2911

7 out of 10 1

District

HAYS CISD
KYLE, TX