Taylor High School
Best High School in Texas#29
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||KATY ISD|
|Location||20700 KINGSLAND BLVD
KATY, TX 77450
Taylor 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 29th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Taylor High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.6%||17|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||3|
|Two or more races||3.5%||103|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 6.2%
12.9% 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, TAYLOR H S students are largely wealthy and rank 73rd in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas94th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Taylor High School scored an average 89% 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 8.6% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% to 94%*||90%|
|Boys||90% to 94%*||85%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 89%*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||90% or more*||75% to 79%*|
|Hispanic||85% to 89%*||82%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||80% to 89%*|
|White||90% to 94%*||91%|
|With Disabilites||50% to 59%*||50% to 54%*|
|Limited English||60% to 69%*||35% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1121
The average SAT score for Taylor High School students in 2015 was 1121.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT54%
Rank in Texas211st
Rating7 out of 10
772 out of 1,422 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 23% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in Texas44th
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
Taylor High School offers 21 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 79% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Taylor High School had 559 taking AP exams with a 475 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||85%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||24%|
|AP Courses Offered||21|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
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Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD