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CDC: 219901001

500 N W 3RD
HAPPY, TX 79042-0458

Phone: (806) 558-5311

Happy High School

100 students in grades 7 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Happy High School is an predominantly white rural school in Happy with 100 students. Students perform at 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 more experience than the state average and are paid less than the state average.

The school spends $7,653 per student for academic programs and $9,408 per student for all school functions.

Happy High School is located in Congressional District 13, State Board of Education District 15 represented by Marty Rowley, Texas House District 88 represented by Ken King and Texas Senate District 31 represented by Kel Seliger.


Percent of student body by ethnicity

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 Happy 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
Abernathy High School 205 Met Standard Abernathy
Blanket School 67 Met Standard Blanket
Breckenridge High School 426 Met Standard Breckenridge
Bronte High School 149 Met Standard Bronte
Buffalo High School 248 Met Standard Buffalo
Cumby High School 207 Met Standard Cumby
De Leon High School 199 Met Standard De Leon
Friona High School 333 Met Standard Friona
Goldthwaite High School 172 Met Standard Goldthwaite
Goodrich High School 73 Improvement Required Goodrich
Hamilton High School 253 Improvement Required Hamilton
Hamlin High School 139 Met Standard Hamlin
Harper High School 223 Met Standard Harper
Hubbard High School 127 Met Standard Hubbard
Itasca High School 186 Met Standard Itasca
Jacksboro High School 251 Met Standard Jacksboro
Jefferson High School 354 Met Standard Jefferson
Kermit High School 343 Met Standard Kermit
Lapoynor High School 135 Met Standard Larue
Leggett High School 89 Met Standard Leggett
Leveretts Chapel High School 77 Improvement Required Laird Hill
Littlefield High School 398 Met Standard Littlefield
Louise High School 161 Met Standard Louise
Lyford High School 440 Met Standard Lyford
Martins Mill High School 218 Met Standard Martin'S Mill
May High School 104 Met Standard May
Meridian High School 228 Met Standard Meridian
Newton High School 308 Improvement Required Newton
Post High School 220 Met Standard Post
Ranger High School 109 Met Standard Ranger
Rising Star High School 97 Met Standard Rising Star
Rivercrest High School 213 Met Standard Bogata
Roxton High School 104 Improvement Required Roxton
Sonora High School 247 Met Standard Sonora
Tidehaven High School 225 Met Standard El Maton
Vega High School 157 Met Standard Vega
Woodville High School 346 Met Standard Woodville
Yorktown High School 180 Met Standard Yorktown
Zephyr High School 90 Met Standard Zephyr