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Tenaha School

470 students in grades Pre-K ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Tenaha School is a school in Tenaha with 470 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than one quarter 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 $5,221 per student for academic programs and $7,543 per student for all school functions.

Tenaha School is located in Congressional District 1, State Board of Education District 9 represented by Thomas Ratliff, Texas House District 9 represented by Christopher "Chris" Paddie and Texas Senate District 3 represented by Robert Nichols.


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 Tenaha 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
Amherst School 175 Met Standard Amherst
Blackwell School 163 Met Standard Blackwell
Booker JH/HS 190 Met Standard Booker
Buena Vista School 102 Met Standard Imperial
Chilton School 494 Met Standard Chilton
Como-Pickton School 816 Met Standard Como
Cotton Center School 120 Met Standard Cotton Center
Dawson School 167 Met Standard Welch
Dr Fermin Calderon Elementary School 687 Met Standard Del Rio
Follett School 173 Met Standard Follett
Gordon School 204 Met Standard Gordon
Hermleigh School 221 Met Standard Hermleigh
Hester Juvenile Detention Center 48 Not Rated San Benito
Highland School 227 Met Standard Roscoe
Idea Frontier College Preparatory School C 537 Met Standard Brownsville
Ira School 258 Met Standard Ira
Juvenile Detention Center 50 Improvement Required Edinburg
Klondike ISD 208 Met Standard Lamesa
Lake Waco Montessori Magnet M 332 Met Standard Waco
Lazbuddie School 140 Met Standard Lazbuddie
Lingleville School 223 Met Standard Lingleville
Loraine School 180 Improvement Required Loraine
Meadow School 280 Met Standard Meadow
Miller Grove School 259 Met Standard Cumby
New Home School 184 Met Standard New Home
New Summerfield School 479 Met Standard New Summerfield
Paint Creek School 162 Met Standard Haskell
Ropes School 323 Met Standard Ropesville
Rule School 154 Met Standard Rule
Saltillo School 256 Met Standard Saltillo
Santo High School 269 Improvement Required Santo
Silverton School 163 Met Standard Silverton
Valley School 206 Met Standard Turkey
Westbrook School 237 Met Standard Westbrook
Woodson School 117 Met Standard Woodson