Accountability rating

A

Dripping Springs ISD: A

Total students

1,950

Avg. teacher experience

10.9 years

Dripping Springs ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.2 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

Dripping Springs High School is a high school in Dripping Springs, TX, in the Dripping Springs ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,950 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 18.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,612, which is $1,510 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Dripping Springs High School was 1210. The average ACT score was 25.2. In the Class of 2018, 98.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.2%.

Contact information

Website

www.dsisd.txed.net

Address

P O Box 479
Dripping Springs, TX 78620-0479

Office phone number

(512) 858-3100

Principal

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

1,950

African American

16 (0.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

11 (0.6%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

46 (2.4%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

366 (18.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,434 (73.5%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 72.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

76 (3.9%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.8%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

2.4%

Hispanic

18.8%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

73.5%

Two or more races

3.9%

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

18.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

2.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

18.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

7.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.1%

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

2 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

80 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.4 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.8 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.0%

Career and technical

80.0%

Gifted and talented

9.4%

Special education

7.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Dripping Springs ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Dripping Springs ISD: A

School progress

C

Dripping Springs ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Dripping Springs ISD: B

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

98.2 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.9 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

98.2 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

98.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.2%

Two or more races

100.0%

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

0.2 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

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

26.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

46.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

20.9 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 20.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

26.6 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

36.1 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 36.1%

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

83.6 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 83.6%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Dripping Springs ISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

85.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

76.5 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dripping Springs ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

83.5 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 83.5%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

100 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 100%

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

1210

Dripping Springs ISD: 1210

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

25.2

Dripping Springs ISD: 25.2

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

75.7 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 75.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

69.6 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 69.6%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

67.3 %

Dripping Springs ISD: 67.3%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

75.7%

Math

69.6%

Reading + Math

67.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

127.1

African American

2.9 (2.3%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

15 (11.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 10%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

107.2 (84.3%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 87.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.8%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.8 (2.2%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

89.9 (70.7%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 73%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

34.4 (27.1%)

Dripping Springs ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.3

Dripping Springs ISD: 15.2

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

10.9 years

Dripping Springs ISD: 10.8 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

$52,612

Dripping Springs ISD: $51,440

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$44,489

Dripping Springs ISD: $45,327

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$47,767

Dripping Springs ISD: $47,463

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$51,060

Dripping Springs ISD: $49,692

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,565

Dripping Springs ISD: $53,586

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,580

Dripping Springs ISD: $59,083

Statewide: $62,039

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