Accountability rating

Met standard

Dripping Springs ISD: A

Total students

1,866

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Dripping Springs ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98%

Statewide: 89.7%

Dripping Springs High School is a high school in Dripping Springs, TX, in the Dripping Springs ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,866 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 16.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,509, which is $1,825 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Dripping Springs High School was 1179. The average ACT score was 24.6. In the Class of 2017, 98% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.4%.

Contact information

Website

www.dsisd.txed.net

Address

P O Box 479
Dripping Springs, TX 78620-0479

Office phone number

(512) 858-3100

Principals

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dripping Springs High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,866

African American

10 (0.5%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

7 (0.4%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

33 (1.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

368 (19.7%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1,378 (73.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 72.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

69 (3.7%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.5%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

1.8%

Hispanic

19.7%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

73.8%

Two or more races

3.7%

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

16.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

5.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 9%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

1.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

16.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

5.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

77.8 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

8.8 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

8.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

1.7%

Career and technical

77.8%

Gifted and talented

8.8%

Special education

8.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Dripping Springs ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: A

School progress

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

87.5 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 87.5%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

97.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

White

98.4 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

87.5%

Hispanic

97.1%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

98.4%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

9.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.6 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

27 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 27%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

41.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

23.5 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 24.4%

White

28 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 28%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

22.6 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

78.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 78.1%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

60 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 60%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

65.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 65.7%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

81.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 81.7%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

71.4 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

1179

Dripping Springs ISD: 1179

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

24.6

Dripping Springs ISD: 24.6

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

73.4 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 73.4%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

63.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 63.3%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

61.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 61.3%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

73.4%

Math

63.3%

Reading + Math

61.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

118.3

African American

2.9 (2.5%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

12 (10.1%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 9%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

100.4 (84.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 88.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

2 (1.7%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (1.7%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

83.7 (70.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 73.8%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

32.6 (27.6%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.8

Dripping Springs ISD: 15.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

11.4 years

Dripping Springs ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$51,509

Dripping Springs ISD: $50,142

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$43,555

Dripping Springs ISD: $42,738

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$45,171

Dripping Springs ISD: $45,216

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$49,060

Dripping Springs ISD: $48,264

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$55,313

Dripping Springs ISD: $52,711

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$60,199

Dripping Springs ISD: $58,968

Statewide: $61,428

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