Fossil Ridge High School

4101 Thompson Rd, Keller, TX 76244 | (817) 744-1700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,189
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Todd Tunnell
  • Fax: (817) 337-3407
  • Website: www.kellerisd.net
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,189
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 125.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,103 (50.4%)
  • Females: 1,086 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 206 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 470 (21.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 676 (30.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fossil Ridge High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.5%
Black30714.0%
Asian24311.1%
Hispanic55225.2%
White1,07749.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fossil Ridge High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade58026.5%
10th Grade55625.4%
11th Grade58726.8%
12th Grade46621.3%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
62.0%
District:
70.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
59.0%
District:
52.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.0%
District:
91.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
4.5%
District:
3.5%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.6
District:
9.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
36.8%
District:
33.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
24.3%
District:
25.8%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
28.3%
District:
25.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
8.1%
District:
10.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$65,757
District:
$73,103
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$51,067
District:
$51,060
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$46,364
District:
$46,109
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,997
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,726
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,380
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,327
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Fossil Ridge High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
67.4%
District:
70.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
26.3%
District:
39.6%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,006.0
District:
1,056.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
20.7
District:
22.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.0%83.0%70.0%
200976.0%78.0%67.0%
200871.0%78.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%98.0%92.0%
200993.0%96.0%87.0%
200892.0%95.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200849.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
2008100.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.0%96.0%90.0%
200996.0%96.0%88.0%
200891.0%91.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201083.0%84.0%74.0%
200975.0%78.0%65.0%
200868.0%76.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201080.0%85.0%74.0%
200976.0%80.0%66.0%
200879.0%82.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201095.0%97.0%93.0%
200995.0%96.0%90.0%
200894.0%95.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%98.0%93.0%
200997.0%98.0%92.0%
200895.0%96.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201094.0%95.0%89.0%
200985.0%90.0%81.0%
200885.0%89.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201094.0%96.0%91.0%
200989.0%92.0%85.0%
200885.0%91.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200998.0%99.0%97.0%
200896.0%98.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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