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Vandegrift High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,062
Best High School in Texas
#22
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District LEANDER ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)570-2300
 Location 9500 MCNEIL DR
AUSTIN, TX 78750
Charter School No

Vandegrift 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 22nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Vandegrift High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.9%1,442
Black3.4%70
Hispanic15%309
Asian Pacific8.3%172
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.2%65

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 1.4%

4.6% 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, VANDEGRIFT H S students are largely wealthy and rank 16th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman576
Sophomore559
Junior498
Senior429
Total2,062

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 80th in Texas

Students at Vandegrift High School scored an average 90% 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 7.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*96%
Boys85% to 89%*89%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*90% to 94%*
Black50% or more*70% to 79%*
Hispanic80% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Multiracialsuppressed*90% or more*
White90% to 94%*95%
With Disabilites40% to 59%*55% to 59%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1156

The average SAT score for Vandegrift High School students in 2015 was 1156.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 326th in Texas

424 out of 927 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 28% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Texas

Vandegrift High School offers 25 AP courses. 41 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Vandegrift High School had 769 taking AP exams with a 628 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 82% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 41% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 25

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

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%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 Students5.6%105
Boys8.3%79
Girls2.8%26
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%6
Boys0.6%6
Girls0%0

Location

Vandegrift High School
9500 MCNEIL DR
AUSTIN, TX
78750
(512)570-2300

10 out of 10 1

District

LEANDER ISD
LEANDER, TX