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Jack C Hays High School

1,896 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Jack C Hays High School is a suburban school in Buda with 1,896 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 roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $3,915 per student for academic programs and $6,215 per student for all school functions.

Jack C Hays High School is located in Congressional District 21, State Board of Education District 5 represented by Ken Mercer, Texas House District 45 represented by Jason A. Isaac and Texas Senate District 25 represented by Donna Campbell.


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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

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Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

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Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Jack C Hays 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
Aubrey High School 482 Met Standard Aubrey
Ball High School 1,885 Met Standard Galveston
Brock High School 262 Met Standard Brock
Calallen High School 1,153 Met Standard Corpus Christi
Cedar Hill High School 1,792 Met Standard Cedar Hill
Celina High School 559 Met Standard Celina
China Spring High School 643 Met Standard China Spring
Cleburne High School 1,654 Met Standard Cleburne
Copperas Cove High School 2,070 Met Standard Copperas Cove
Creekview High School 2,053 Met Standard Carrollton
Dunbar High School 878 Improvement Required Fort Worth
Eastwood Academy 320 Met Standard Houston
Frenship High School 1,781 Met Standard Wolfforth
Gregory-Portland High School 1,279 Met Standard Portland
Hendrickson High School 1,947 Met Standard Pflugerville
Hondo High School 618 Met Standard Hondo
Lee High School 1,831 Met Standard Baytown
Liberty High School 628 Met Standard Liberty
Liberty Hill High School 740 Met Standard Liberty Hill
Little Cypress 1,120 Met Standard Orange
Marion High School 404 Met Standard Marion
Mission Early College High School 483 Met Standard El Paso
Navarro High School 468 Met Standard Geronimo
North Crowley High School 9th Grade Campus 640 Met Standard Fort Worth
Orangefield High School 535 Met Standard Orangefield
Peaster High School 340 Met Standard Peaster
Robinson High School 671 Met Standard Robinson
Royse City High School 1,081 Met Standard Royse City
School For The Talented And Gifted M 229 Met Standard Dallas
Springtown High School 1,031 Met Standard Springtown
Stafford High School 902 Met Standard Stafford
Stony Point Ninth Grade Campus 1,010 Recognized
Thurgood Marshall High School 1,378 Met Standard Missouri City
Vines High School 1,286 Met Standard Plano
Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center 578 Met Standard Weatherford
Willis High School 1,754 Met Standard Willis
Wimberley High School 677 Met Standard Wimberley
Wylie East High School 720 Met Standard Wylie