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Wylie High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,026
Best High School in Texas
#90
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District WYLIE ISD
Type Public
 Phone (325)690-1181
 Location 4502 ANTILLEY RD
ABILENE, TX 79606
Charter School No

Wylie High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 90th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Wylie High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White78.9%810
Black1.9%19
Hispanic12.3%126
Asian Pacific2.8%29
Native American Indian0.7%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.4%35

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 3%

7.5% 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, WYLIE H S students are largely wealthy and rank 35th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman287
Sophomore267
Junior238
Senior234
Total1,026

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 75th in Texas

Students at Wylie 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% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*90% to 94%*
Boys90% to 94%*81%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*50% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*80% to 84%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% or more*
White90% to 94%*87%
With Disabilites50% or more*50% to 59%*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1084

The average SAT score for Wylie High School students in 2015 was 1084.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 229th in Texas

248 out of 472 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (53%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 24% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 67th in Texas

Wylie High School offers 5 AP courses. 8 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 21% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Wylie High School had 51 taking AP exams with a 46 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 8% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Courses Offered 5

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate59%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate64%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate53%

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 Students3%30
Boys4.5%23
Girls1.5%7
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0

Location

Wylie High School
4502 ANTILLEY RD
ABILENE, TX
79606
(325)690-1181

10 out of 10 1

District

WYLIE ISD
ABILENE, TX