Ellison High School

909 Elms Rd, Killeen, TX 76542 | (254) 336-0600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,489
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3.5 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Marvin Rainwater
  • Fax: (254) 520-1919
  • Website: www.killeenisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,489
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 164.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,218 (48.9%)
  • Females: 1,271 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 250 (10.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 696 (28.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 946 (38.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ellison High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian130.5%
Black1,05842.5%
Asian1465.9%
Hispanic53721.6%
White73529.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ellison High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade73129.4%
10th Grade64525.9%
11th Grade54221.8%
12th Grade57122.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
60.0%
District:
53.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
56.0%
District:
42.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.9%
District:
82.8%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
10.0%
District:
10.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.5
District:
10.1
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
37.2%
District:
38.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
18.9%
District:
20.8%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
21.7%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
17.4%
District:
14.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,382
District:
$70,120
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$48,073
District:
$47,588
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$40,894
District:
$41,003
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,040
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,240
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,634
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,931
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3.5

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10 reviews for Ellison High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on August 15, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • terrible killeen is better
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 26, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I got slammed in the face with a canned good of some kind during some crazy riot concerning racial slurs that were painted on the walls outside. Is that a run-on sentence? Hell if I know.

    This school is Awesome!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 04, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i wanted to have no apples thank u mabe thats y these ppl hav 5 apples yall cheated ugh!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on July 04, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • east Tx whitehouse high school is the best in the nation yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! football!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 04, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on December 17, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • A cyclical public school needing more teacher training then teaching, a good example of a small unequal learning school provided. Students cheat intensively, faculty are blind to the real truth, math department in terrible, student's creativity, and imagination is both insulted by who the upper people say they know what everything is. Hopefully better faculty, as well as community can provide a better school, Ellison isnt the only one in the nation.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 07, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • my favorite school in the district
    ive been to them all we are a 5 a school
    we are number 7 on the school list in all of Texas for grades behind charter school the best public school and we have foreign exchange programs and if you dont like this school look it up and learn more

    and a outstanding choir band football
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 05, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school has confidentiality issues the release name of students whom anomalously wrote statements in fear of being hurt by another student this is the worst High School in America that I've been to and I believe it needs to be shut down
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 02, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • best school in Killeen. no one does it better than the "Screaming Eagles".
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 26, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Learned everything I needed to be successful in college. Basketball team is exceptional.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Ellison High School performed on average about the same as 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:
63.7%
District:
62.3%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
15.7%
District:
18.7%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
948.0
District:
951.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
18.5
District:
19.2
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201062.0%61.0%70.0%
200957.0%59.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201093.0%92.0%92.0%
200989.0%89.0%87.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201090.0%86.0%90.0%
200987.0%86.0%88.0%
200886.0%81.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201070.0%66.0%74.0%
200958.0%58.0%65.0%
200864.0%57.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201075.0%71.0%74.0%
200965.0%66.0%66.0%
200868.0%64.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%91.0%93.0%
200994.0%93.0%90.0%
200889.0%88.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.0%92.0%93.0%
200995.0%92.0%92.0%
200892.0%91.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201085.0%84.0%89.0%
200981.0%78.0%81.0%
200879.0%72.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201089.0%90.0%91.0%
200985.0%86.0%85.0%
200880.0%78.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%98.0%98.0%
200999.0%98.0%97.0%
200895.0%95.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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