Rio Hondo High School

Corner of Hwys 106 and 345, Rio Hondo, TX 78583 | (956) 748-1200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 628
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 215 W Colorado, Rio Hondo, TX 78583
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Michell Everett
  • Fax: (956) 748-1204
  • Website: www.riohondoisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 628
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 351 (55.9%)
  • Females: 277 (44.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 45 (7.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 300 (47.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 345 (54.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rio Hondo High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black10.2%
Asian--
Hispanic59995.4%
White274.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rio Hondo High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade17527.9%
10th Grade15224.2%
11th Grade14623.2%
12th Grade15524.7%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
49.0%
District:
49.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
47.0%
District:
34.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
79.0%
District:
79.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
11.0%
District:
11.0%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.4
District:
11.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
30.2%
District:
29.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
17.1%
District:
19.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
25.6%
District:
20.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
23.2%
District:
21.6%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$46,149
District:
$65,976
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,861
District:
$47,139
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$42,389
District:
$39,176
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,921
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,988
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,323
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,351
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 Rio Hondo High School performed on average worse 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:
59.0%
District:
59.0%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
8.3%
District:
8.3%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
865.0
District:
865.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
17.5
District:
17.5
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201053.0%53.0%70.0%
200947.0%47.0%67.0%
200850.0%50.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201076.0%76.0%92.0%
200981.0%81.0%87.0%
200884.0%84.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200829.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200815.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%89.0%90.0%
200977.0%77.0%88.0%
200886.0%86.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201069.0%69.0%74.0%
200948.0%48.0%65.0%
200845.0%45.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201071.0%71.0%74.0%
200952.0%52.0%66.0%
200861.0%61.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201085.0%85.0%93.0%
200972.0%72.0%90.0%
200884.0%84.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.0%94.0%93.0%
200992.0%92.0%92.0%
200889.0%89.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201080.0%80.0%89.0%
200970.0%70.0%81.0%
200877.0%77.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201087.0%87.0%91.0%
200972.0%72.0%85.0%
200873.0%73.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%94.0%98.0%
200993.0%93.0%97.0%
200893.0%93.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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