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Forney High School

1,586 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Forney High School is a school in Forney with 1,586 students. Few students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform above the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

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

The school spends $5,645 per student for academic programs and $8,213 per student for all school functions.

Forney High School is located in Congressional District 5, State Board of Education District 9 represented by Thomas Ratliff, Texas House District 4 represented by Stuart Spitzer and Texas Senate District 2 represented by Bob Hall.


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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

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

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 Forney 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
Alamo Heights High School 1,521 Met Standard San Antonio
Alvarado High School 992 Met Standard Alvarado
Arlington Heights High School 1,821 Met Standard Fort Worth
Ball High School 1,885 Met Standard Galveston
Byron P Steele II High School 2,112 Met Standard Schertz
Canyon High School 1,904 Met Standard New Braunfels
Cedar Hill High School 1,792 Met Standard Cedar Hill
Centennial High School 1,611 Met Standard Frisco
Columbia High School 866 Met Standard West Columbia
Connally High School 655 Met Standard Waco
Copperas Cove High School 2,070 Met Standard Copperas Cove
Crawford High School 321 Met Standard Crawford
Crowley High School 1,303 Met Standard Crowley
Desoto High School 1,963 Met Standard Desoto
Dunbar High School 878 Improvement Required Fort Worth
Flour Bluff High School 1,778 Met Standard Corpus Christi
George Bush High School 2,011 Met Standard Richmond
Hargrave High School 918 Met Standard Huffman
High School for the Performing and Visual Arts M 638 Met Standard Houston
Jasper High School 1,953 Met Standard Plano
Kennedale High School 929 Met Standard Kennedale
Lamar Consolidated High School 2,132 Met Standard Rosenberg
Lancaster High School 1,713 Met Standard Lancaster
Little Cypress 1,120 Met Standard Orange
Midland High School 2,164 Met Standard Midland
New Braunfels High School 2,158 Met Standard New Braunfels
North Crowley High School 1,793 Met Standard Fort Worth
Ozen High School M 1,205 Improvement Required Beaumont
Plano West Senior High School 1,942 Met Standard Plano
Red Oak High School 1,774 Met Standard Red Oak
Rockwall-Heath High School 1,974 Met Standard Heath
Silsbee High School 850 Met Standard Silsbee
Splendora High School 927 Met Standard Splendora
Springtown High School 1,031 Met Standard Springtown
Stratford High School 1,943 Met Standard Houston
Thurgood Marshall High School 1,378 Met Standard Missouri City
Vidor High School 1,380 Met Standard Vidor
West High School 467 Not Rated West
Wylie High School 2,292 Met Standard Wylie