William B Travis High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,501
Best High School in Texas
#69
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District FORT BEND ISD
Type Public
 Phone (281)634-7000
 Location 11111 HARLEM RD
RICHMOND, TX 77406
Charter School No

William B Travis 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 69th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The William B Travis High School student body is predominantly Black with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White24.8%619
Black29.2%730
Hispanic24.7%618
Asian Pacific17.8%446
Native American Indian0.4%10
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%8
Two or more races2.8%70

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 15.8%

21.2% 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, WILLIAM B TRAVIS H S students are largely upper income and rank 187th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman700
Sophomore616
Junior577
Senior608
Total2,501

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
84%
Rank in Texas
186th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at William B Travis High School scored an average 84% 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 15.8% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*87%
Boys85% to 89%*78%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% to 94%*
Black80% to 84%*75%
Hispanic80% to 84%*77%
Multiracial50% or more*80% to 89%*
White90% to 94%*90%
With Disabilites40% to 49%*40% to 44%*
Limited English40% to 59%*40% to 44%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1004

The average SAT score for William B Travis High School students in 2015 was 1004.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
58%
Rank in Texas
177th
Rating
8 out of 10

686 out of 1,185 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (58%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
29%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
153rd
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

William B Travis High School offers 21 AP courses. 29 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. William B Travis High School had 435 taking AP exams with a 271 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 76% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 62% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 29% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 21

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Police Referral Rate

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

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%9
Boys0.3%4
Girls0.4%5

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students9.3%226
Boys10.6%136
Girls7.8%90
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3%73
Boys3.4%43
Girls2.3%30

Location

William B Travis High School
11111 HARLEM RD
RICHMOND, TX
77406
(281)634-7000

10 out of 10 1

District

FORT BEND ISD
SUGAR LAND, TX