As your children go through high school, choosing the right school is equally important as deciding on a perfect home. High school is when students are given the tools to figure out the paths they want to pursue as adults. There are more subjects and extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. Taking on their interests and passions help to shape the critical decisions they need to make as they plan their future.
Spring High School’s regular student population is 2,777 with a student-teacher ratio of 17.3 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Andy Dekaney High School is 2,192 students and a student-teacher ratio of 15.9 students/teacher ratio.
Spring High School earned a State accountability rating of C (70-79) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 76 in student achievement, 78 in school progress and 71 in closing performance gaps. It scored 76 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.
On the other hand, Andy Dekaney High School earned a State accountability rating of D. The school posted 65 in student achievement, 69 in school progress, 70 in closing performance gaps and 69 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Hispanics comprise the biggest group at Spring High School. They make up for 42.89% of student population, followed by African Americans (39.50%), Whites or Caucasians (12.82%), Two or More Races (2.59%), Asians (1.40%) and Native Americans (0.50%).
The student population at Andy Dekaney High School is also predominantly by African Americans at 52.55%, followed by Hispanics (42.24%), Whites or Caucasians (2.10%), Asians (1.32%), Native Americans (0.91%) and Two or More Races (0.59%).
In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Spring High School has 293 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 10.55% of student population. Andy Dekaney High School has significantly more ELLs at 531 or about 24.22% of student population.
Spring High School’s bilingual students comprise 10.05%, gifted and talented students, 6.27%, while 11.88% are in the special education program. Andy Dekaney High School bilingual students comprise 23.36%, gifted and talented students, 3.56%, and 10.36% are in the special education program.
Spring High School's 160 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 4.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 8.7 years. Andy Dekaney High School's 137 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 4.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 8.7 years.
Of its teaching staff, Spring High School no teacher serving the school for over 30 years, has 14 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 43 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 34 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 54 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 16 beginning teachers. Andy Dekaney High School has four teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has nine teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 32 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 30 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 53 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including ten beginning teachers.
In both schools, male teachers outnumber the female teachers. Spring High School employs 77 male teachers and 82 female teachers. Of its teaching staff, 27 special education teachers are being assisted by 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs 11 staff members in the school administration department and 33 more working as school support staff.
On the other hand, Andy Dekaney High School employs 67 male teachers and 70 female teachers. Of its teaching staff, 18 special education teachers are being assisted by 22 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs six staff members in the school administration department and 29 more working as school support staff.
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