Wylie High School

2550 West Fm 544, Wylie, TX 75098 | (972) 429-3100
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,293
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4 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 490, Wylie, TX 75098
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Gary Brown
  • Fax: (972) 442-1879
  • Website: www.wylieisd.net
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,293
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 161.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,168 (50.9%)
  • Females: 1,125 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 101 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 393 (17.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 494 (21.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Wylie High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian331.4%
Black36716.0%
Asian1727.5%
Hispanic39417.2%
White1,32757.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Wylie High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade49321.5%
10th Grade44919.6%
11th Grade70330.7%
12th Grade64828.3%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
57.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
67.0%
District:
30.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
89.5%
District:
88.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.5%
District:
6.2%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
8.8
District:
9.0
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
36.2%
District:
37.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
28.7%
District:
24.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
24.0%
District:
22.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
7.4%
District:
10.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$74,027
District:
$75,235
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$48,494
District:
$47,983
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$52,149
District:
$46,284
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,310
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,886
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,783
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$57,859
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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4 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Wylie High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on November 30, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Wylie high school is one of the best schools I have ever been to.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 23, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have a daughter that attend wylie and I think its a good school. I will have a son attending there in 2010. I am looking forward to a productive school year.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 26, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the school is ok, but the past years have really been a let down in many ways.

    You don't need me to tell you why i think so.... ask any of the students

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Wylie 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:
61.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
29.9%
District:
29.9%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,013.0
District:
1,013.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
22.4
District:
22.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%83.0%70.0%
200927.0%79.0%67.0%
200838.0%74.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201096.0%96.0%92.0%
200977.0%94.0%87.0%
200874.0%91.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200815.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
20081.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201093.0%94.0%90.0%
200993.0%93.0%88.0%
200888.0%88.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201080.0%84.0%74.0%
200976.0%76.0%65.0%
200876.0%76.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201083.0%84.0%74.0%
200981.0%81.0%66.0%
200876.0%76.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%95.0%93.0%
200994.0%94.0%90.0%
200891.0%91.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.0%94.0%93.0%
200996.0%96.0%92.0%
200895.0%94.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201092.0%92.0%89.0%
200990.0%90.0%81.0%
200884.0%84.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201097.0%97.0%91.0%
200993.0%93.0%85.0%
200888.0%88.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200998.0%98.0%97.0%
200897.0%97.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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