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Wortham High School

140 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Wortham High School is a rural school with 140 students. Students perform well below 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 less than the state average.

The school spends $6,612 per student for academic programs and $8,849 per student for all school functions.

Wortham High School is located in Congressional District 17, State Board of Education District 10 represented by Tom Maynard, Texas House District 8 represented by Byron Cook 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

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)

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Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Wortham 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.

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