Plains High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
123
Best High School in Texas
#420
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PLAINS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (806)456-7401
 Location 811 COWBOY WAY
PLAINS, TX 79355
Charter School No

Plains High School has an academic rating slightly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 420th 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 Plains High School student body is primarily Hispanic with a significant White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White35.8%44
Black0%0
Hispanic64.2%79
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 31.7%

54.5% 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, PLAINS H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 813rd in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman31
Sophomore36
Junior24
Senior32
Total123

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
81%
Rank in Texas
297th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Plains High School scored an average 81% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 25.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% or more*80% to 89%*
Boys60% to 79%*70% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Black--
Hispanic80% or more*70% to 79%*
Multiracial--
White50% or more*80% or more*
With Disabilitessuppressed*50% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1193

The average SAT score for Plains High School students in 2015 was 1193.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
20%
Rank in Texas
881st
Rating
1 out of 10

11 out of 56 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (20%). College admission testing participation is significantly lower than the Texas median rate of 37% and in the bottom 10% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

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 Students8.7%11
Boys7%4
Girls10.1%7
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

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

Location

Plains High School
811 COWBOY WAY
PLAINS, TX
79355
(806)456-7401

7 out of 10 1

District

PLAINS ISD
PLAINS, TX