Accountability rating

C

Florence ISD: C

Total students

336

Avg. teacher experience

13.2 years

Florence ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.8 %

Florence ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 90%

Florence High School is a high school in Florence, TX, in the Florence ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 336 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 58.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,716, which is $4,406 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Florence High School was 1006. The average ACT score was 22.6. In the Class of 2018, 92.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.5%.

Contact information

Address

401 Fm 970
Florence, TX 76527-0488

Office phone number

(254) 793-2495

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Florence 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

336

African American

6 (1.8%)

Florence ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.6%)

Florence ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Florence ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

161 (47.9%)

Florence ISD: 48.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.3%)

Florence ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

156 (46.4%)

Florence ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

9 (2.7%)

Florence ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.8%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

47.9%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

46.4%

Two or more races

2.7%

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

58.6 %

Florence ISD: 57.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

50 %

Florence ISD: 60.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

11 %

Florence ISD: 23.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

58.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

50.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.0%

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

10.7 %

Florence ISD: 23%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

86.6 %

Florence ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.4 %

Florence ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.8 %

Florence ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

10.7%

Career and technical

86.6%

Gifted and talented

5.4%

Special education

9.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Florence ISD: C

Student achievement

C

Florence ISD: B

School progress

C

Florence ISD: C

Closing the gaps

C

Florence ISD: C

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

92.8 %

Florence ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

93.5 %

Florence ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

90.6 %

Florence ISD: 90.6%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

93.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

90.6%

Two or more races

Masked

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

1.5 %

Florence ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Florence ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Florence ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1.9 %

Florence ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Florence 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

34 %

Florence ISD: 34%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

35.8 %

Florence ISD: 35.8%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

31.8 %

Florence ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

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

26.5 %

Florence ISD: 26.5%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

41.7 %

Florence ISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Florence ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

14.3 %

Florence ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Florence ISD: Masked

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

1006

Florence ISD: 1006

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.6

Florence ISD: 22.6

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

43.3 %

Florence ISD: 43.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

25.4 %

Florence ISD: 25.4%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

23.9 %

Florence ISD: 23.9%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

43.3%

Math

25.4%

Reading + Math

23.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

27.7

African American

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.8 (10%)

Florence ISD: 14.6%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.9 (90%)

Florence ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Florence ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.9 (64.7%)

Florence ISD: 68.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

7.8 (28%)

Florence ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2 (7.2%)

Florence ISD: 2.4%

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

12.1

Florence ISD: 13.2

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

13.2 years

Florence ISD: 11.6 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

$49,716

Florence ISD: $47,646

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Florence ISD: $41,000

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$44,187

Florence ISD: $42,809

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$45,459

Florence ISD: $44,028

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$50,280

Florence ISD: $49,239

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,429

Florence ISD: $56,203

Statewide: $62,039

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