Lasa High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,002
Best High School in Texas
#174
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District AUSTIN ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)414-2589
 Location 7309 LAZY CREEK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78724
Charter School No

Lasa 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 174th 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 Lasa High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White55.5%556
Black1.6%16
Hispanic21.4%214
Asian Pacific17.4%174
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%3
Two or more races3.8%38

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 3.9%

9.5% 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, LASA H S students are largely wealthy and rank 46th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman260
Sophomore251
Junior260
Senior231
Total1,002

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

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

Students at Lasa 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
Girls50% or more*95% or more*
Boys50% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander-95% or more*
Black-50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*95% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*80% or more*
Whitesuppressed*95% or more*
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1316

The average SAT score for Lasa High School students in 2015 was 1316.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
70%
Rank in Texas
104th
Rating
8 out of 10

346 out of 491 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
72%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
27th
AP Pass Rate Rating
10 out of 10

Lasa High School offers 28 AP courses. 72 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Lasa High School had 608 taking AP exams with a 565 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 93% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 72% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 72%
AP Courses Offered 28

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.6%16
Boys2.4%12
Girls0.9%4
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 Students1.6%16
Boys1.8%9
Girls1.5%7
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Lasa High School
7309 LAZY CREEK DR
AUSTIN, TX
78724
(512)414-2589

9 out of 10 1

District

AUSTIN ISD
AUSTIN, TX