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Taylor High School

879 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Taylor High School is a suburban school in Taylor with 879 students. Students perform 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 roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid less than the state average.

The school spends $6,069 per student for academic programs and $8,936 per student for all school functions.

Taylor High School is located in Congressional District 31, State Board of Education District 10 represented by Tom Maynard, Texas House District 52 represented by Larry Gonzales and Texas Senate District 5 represented by Charles Schwertner.


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Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

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 Taylor 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
Austin High School M 1,927 Met Standard Houston
Brackenridge High School M 1,796 Met Standard San Antonio
Calhoun High School 1,223 Met Standard Port Lavaca
C Douglas Killough Lewisville High School North 907 Met Standard Lewisville
CE King High School 1,588 Met Standard Houston
David W Carter High School 1,387 Met Standard Dallas
Early College High School 381 Met Standard Laredo
East Early College High School 416 Met Standard Houston
Edna High School 416 Met Standard Edna
Elgin High School 1,071 Met Standard Elgin
Ferris High School 643 Met Standard Ferris
Greenville High School 1,051 Met Standard Greenville
Hamshire-Fannett High School 544 Met Standard Hamshire
Hitchcock High School 345 Improvement Required Hitchcock
Ingleside High School 557 Met Standard Ingleside
Joshua High School 1,228 Met Standard Joshua
Jourdanton High School 326 Met Standard Jourdanton
Kennedale High School 929 Met Standard Kennedale
Kerr High School 767 Met Standard Houston
Kilgore High School 993 Met Standard Kilgore
Lake Highlands Freshman Center 624 Met Standard Dallas
Lampasas High School 993 Met Standard Lampasas
La Vernia High School 861 Met Standard La Vernia
Lockhart High School 951 Met Standard Lockhart
Lumberton High School 1,062 Met Standard Lumberton
Mabank High School 982 Met Standard Mabank
Mission Early College High School 483 Met Standard El Paso
Orangefield High School 535 Met Standard Orangefield
Parkland High School 1,292 Met Standard El Paso
Rick Hawkins High School C 269 Improvement Required San Antonio
Riverside High School 1,365 Met Standard El Paso
School Of Health Professions M 542 Met Standard Dallas
Sweeny High School 589 Met Standard Sweeny
Tarkington High School 615 Met Standard Cleveland
Terrell High School 1,108 Met Standard Terrell
Toloso-Midway High School 1,015 Met Standard Corpus Christi
WH Ford High School 701 Met Standard Quinlan
Yates High School M 1,213 Met Standard Houston