Accountability rating

A

Total students

23,859

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.7 %

Statewide: 90%

Comal ISD is a school district in New Braunfels, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 23,859 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 34.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,803, which is $319 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.9 years of experience. The average SAT score at Comal ISD was 1047. The average ACT score was 23.1. In the Class of 2018, 96.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.4%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Comal ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

23,859

African American

532 (2.2%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

53 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

316 (1.3%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

9,367 (39.3%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

36 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12,715 (53.3%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

840 (3.5%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

2.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

39.3%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

53.3%

Two or more races

3.5%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

34.3 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

29.7 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

5.5 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

34.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

29.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.3 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

21.4 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

11.9 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.9 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.3%

Career and technical

21.4%

Gifted and talented

11.9%

Special education

10.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Student achievement

A

School progress

B

Closing the gaps

A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

96.7 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

100 %

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

100 %

Statewide: 86.4%

White

96.9 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

97.9 %

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

96.0%

Pacific Islander

100.0%

White

96.9%

Two or more races

97.9%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.4 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.6 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.3 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0.9 %

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

30.8 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

29.3 %

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

36.4 %

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

46.9 %

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

23 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

20 %

Statewide: 20.2%

White

36 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

20.2 %

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

55.3 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

54.5 %

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

56.7 %

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

49.1 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

57.9 %

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

63.2 %

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1047

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.1

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

68.5 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

53.1 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

51.3 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

68.5%

Math

53.1%

Reading + Math

51.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

1,498.7

African American

17.8 (1.2%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

3 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4 (0.3%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

270.9 (18.1%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,184.1 (79%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

18 (1.2%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

11 (0.7%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

1,112.4 (74.2%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

372.3 (24.8%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

3 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$53,803

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$46,117

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,885

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,022

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,511

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$60,576

Statewide: $62,039

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