Accountability rating

Met standard

Lancaster ISD: C

Total students

2,130

Avg. teacher experience

11.6 years

Lancaster ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

Lancaster High School is a high school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 2,130 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 45.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,853, which is $4,519 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Lancaster High School was 892. The average ACT score was 15.7. In the Class of 2017, 97.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Address

200 E Wintergreen Rd
Lancaster, TX 75134-1499

Office phone number

(972) 218-1800

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lancaster High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,130

African American

1,649 (77.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 76.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

12 (0.6%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

419 (19.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

27 (1.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

20 (0.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

77.4%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

19.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.3%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

45.4 %

Lancaster ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

78.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 87%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

2.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

45.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

78.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.8%

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

2.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

85.2 %

Lancaster ISD: 33.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

7.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

10.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

2.6%

Career and technical

85.2%

Gifted and talented

7.8%

Special education

10.1%

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

Lancaster ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Lancaster ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Lancaster ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Lancaster 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 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

97.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

97.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 97.7%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

100 %

Lancaster ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

98.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

100 %

Lancaster ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

97.7%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

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 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Lancaster 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

25.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

23.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 23.7%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

30 %

Lancaster ISD: 30%

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

31.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

26.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

33.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 33.3%

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

11.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

7.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

19.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Lancaster ISD: Masked

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

892

Lancaster ISD: 892

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

15.7

Lancaster ISD: 15.7

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

37.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

23.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 23.8%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

19.7 %

Lancaster ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

37.5%

Math

23.8%

Reading + Math

19.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

119.1

African American

87.4 (73.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 80.1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.9 (2.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

4.9 (4.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

21.8 (18.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

2 (1.7%)

Lancaster 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

3 (2.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

72.3 (60.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

37.9 (31.8%)

Lancaster ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

5.9 (4.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.8%

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

17.9

Lancaster ISD: 16.9

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

11.6 years

Lancaster ISD: 10.5 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

$57,853

Lancaster ISD: $56,662

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$49,024

Lancaster ISD: $50,132

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$52,928

Lancaster ISD: $52,576

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$56,211

Lancaster ISD: $54,923

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$62,104

Lancaster ISD: $59,613

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$63,713

Lancaster ISD: $65,682

Statewide: $61,428

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