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Stephen F Austin High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,315
Best High School in Texas
#24
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District FORT BEND ISD
Type Public
 Phone (281)634-2000
 Location 3434 PHEASANT CREEK DR
SUGAR LAND, TX 77498
Charter School No

Stephen F Austin 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 24th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Stephen F Austin High School student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White25.1%582
Black17.8%413
Hispanic14.9%345
Asian Pacific39.6%916
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.2%52

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 10.1%

16.9% 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, STEPHEN F AUSTIN H S students are largely upper income and rank 119th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman617
Sophomore542
Junior579
Senior577
Total2,315

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 131st in Texas

Students at Stephen F Austin High School scored an average 87% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.8% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*89%
Boys85% to 89%*82%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*90%
Black85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Hispanic85% to 89%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% or more*
White90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites40% to 59%*45% to 49%*
Limited English70% to 79%*40% to 44%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1087

The average SAT score for Stephen F Austin High School students in 2015 was 1087.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 147th in Texas

722 out of 1,156 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 13% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Texas

Stephen F Austin High School offers 20 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Stephen F Austin High School had 537 taking AP exams with a 484 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.5%12
Boys0.7%8
Girls0.4%4

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.4%124
Boys7.4%84
Girls3.5%40
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%63
Boys4%46
Girls1.5%17

Location

Stephen F Austin High School
3434 PHEASANT CREEK DR
SUGAR LAND, TX
77498
(281)634-2000

10 out of 10 1

District

FORT BEND ISD
SUGAR LAND, TX