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Carthage High School

735 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Carthage High School is a school in Carthage with 735 students. Students perform at the state average in passing TAKS scores. A majority of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have more experience than the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $5,832 per student for academic programs and $8,343 per student for all school functions.

Carthage High School is located in Congressional District 1, State Board of Education District 9 represented by Thomas Ratliff, Texas House District 9 represented by Christopher "Chris" Paddie and Texas Senate District 1 represented by Kevin P. Eltife.


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Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

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Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

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Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

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Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Carthage High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
AC Jones High School 1,010 Met Standard Beeville
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Clint High School 594 Met Standard El Paso
Comfort High School 356 Met Standard Comfort
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Fort Hancock High School 150 Met Standard Fort Hancock
Franklin High School 292 Met Standard Franklin
Gunter High School 268 Met Standard Gunter
Harleton High School 215 Met Standard Harleton
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HM King High School 1,084 Met Standard Kingsville
Hudson High School 701 Met Standard Lufkin
Iowa Park High School 520 Met Standard Iowa Park
Jacksonville High School 1,100 Met Standard Jacksonville
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Lytle High School 491 Met Standard Lytle
New Boston High School 405 Met Standard New Boston
Palestine High School 830 Met Standard Palestine
Pampa High School 939 Met Standard Pampa
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Poolville High School 144 Met Standard Poolville
Port Aransas High School 184 Met Standard Port Aransas
Poteet High School 491 Met Standard Poteet
Poth High School 249 Met Standard Poth
Presidio High School 290 Met Standard Presidio
Riesel School 305 Met Standard Riesel
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Shallowater High School 421 Met Standard Shallowater
Sinton High School 555 Met Standard Sinton
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy 574 Met Standard Edinburg
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West Hardin High School 167 Met Standard Saratoga
West Oso High School 537 Met Standard Corpus Christi