Vista Ridge High School
Best High School in Texas#72
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||LEANDER ISD|
|Location||200 S VISTA RDG
CEDAR PARK, TX 78613
Vista Ridge 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 72nd in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Vista Ridge High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||3.8%||80|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 6%
12.8% 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, VISTA RIDGE H S students are largely wealthy and rank 71st in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas131st
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Vista Ridge 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|
|Girls||85% to 89%*||91%|
|Boys||85% to 89%*||84%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||60% to 79%*||70% to 74%*|
|Hispanic||80% to 84%*||81%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||90% or more*|
|White||85% to 89%*||90%|
|With Disabilites||45% to 49%*||45% to 49%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||40% to 59%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1085
The average SAT score for Vista Ridge High School students in 2015 was 1085.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT36%
Rank in Texas533rd
Rating4 out of 10
346 out of 972 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (36%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 37% and in the bottom 45% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate39%
AP Pass Rank in Texas130th
AP Pass Rate Rating7 out of 10
Vista Ridge High School offers 26 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Vista Ridge High School had 686 taking AP exams with a 448 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||65%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||39%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||37%|
|AP Courses Offered||26|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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Vista Ridge High School
200 S VISTA RDG
CEDAR PARK, TX