Smithson Valley High School
Best High School in Texas#76
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||COMAL ISD|
|Location||14001 HWY 46 W
SPRING BRANCH, TX 78070
Smithson Valley High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 76th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Smithson Valley High School student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||12|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||2.3%||55|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 4.1%
9.7% 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, SMITHSON VALLEY H S students are largely wealthy and rank 48th in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas140th
Rating8 out of 10
Students at Smithson Valley High School scored an average 86% 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 12.1% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||85% to 89%*||92%|
|Boys||80% to 84%*||84%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||80% or more*|
|Black||80% or more*||90% or more*|
|Hispanic||80% to 84%*||81%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||80% or more*|
|White||85% to 89%*||91%|
|With Disabilites||45% to 49%*||45% to 49%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1028
The average SAT score for Smithson Valley High School students in 2015 was 1028.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT55%
Rank in Texas204th
Rating7 out of 10
619 out of 1,131 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (55%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 22% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in Texas244th
AP Pass Rate Rating6 out of 10
Smithson Valley High School offers 19 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 78% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Smithson Valley High School had 591 taking AP exams with a 297 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 61% percentile and slightly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||50%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||24%|
|AP Courses Offered||19|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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Smithson Valley High School
14001 HWY 46 W
SPRING BRANCH, TX
NEW BRAUNFELS, TX