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Carter-Riverside High School

1,030 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Carter-Riverside High School is an predominantly Hispanic urban school in Fort Worth with 1,030 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well below 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 less experience than the state average and are paid more than the state average.

The school spends $4,895 per student for academic programs and $7,740 per student for all school functions.

Carter-Riverside High School is located in Congressional District 33, State Board of Education District 11 represented by Patricia "Pat" Hardy, Texas House District 93 represented by Matt Krause and Texas Senate District 10 represented by Konni Burton.


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Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

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

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

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)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Carter-Riverside 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
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Connally High School 655 Met Standard Waco
Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School 867 Met Standard Fort Worth
Dunbar High School 878 Improvement Required Fort Worth
Edcouch-Elsa High School 1,415 Met Standard Edcouch
Eisenhower Ninth Grade School M 1,013 Improvement Required Houston
Emmett J Conrad High School 1,285 Met Standard Dallas
Fabens High School 743 Met Standard Fabens
Furr High School M 852 Met Standard Houston
Grand Prairie High School 9Th Grade Center 808 Met Standard Grand Prairie
H Grady Spruce High School 737 Met Standard Dallas
Hidalgo High School 962 Met Standard Hidalgo
Lake Worth High School 644 Met Standard Lake Worth
La Vega High School 777 Met Standard Waco
Macarthur Ninth Grade School 978 Met Standard Houston
Mathis High School 479 Met Standard Mathis
Memorial High School 1,244 Improvement Required San Antonio
Mercedes High School 1,126 Met Standard Mercedes
Nimitz Ninth Grade School 955 Met Standard Houston
North Forest High School 1,626 Improvement Required Houston
Ozen High School M 1,205 Improvement Required Beaumont
Polytechnic High School 957 Met Standard Fort Worth
Poteet High School 491 Met Standard Poteet
Progreso High School 514 Met Standard Progreso
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Robstown High School 859 Improvement Required Robstown
San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy 763 Met Standard San Benito
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Scarborough High School M 706 Improvement Required Houston
Somerset High School 936 Met Standard Somerset
Thomas Jefferson High School 1,366 Met Standard Dallas
Valley View High School 1,175 Met Standard Pharr
Washington BT High School M 960 Improvement Required Houston
WA Todd 9th Grade Campus 981 Improvement Required Donna
West Orange 694 Met Standard Orange