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.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two excellent high schools: Taylor High School and Cinco Ranch High School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the KATY ISD.

Taylor High School’s regular student population is 3,014 with a student-teacher ratio of 17.3 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Cinco Ranch High School is 3,400 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17.5 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators
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Taylor High School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) 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 95 in student achievement, 88 in school progress and 88 in closing performance gaps. It scored 93 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, Cinco Ranch High School also performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 95 in student achievement, 87 in school progress, 92 in closing performance gaps and 94 overall in post-secondary readiness.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
A
Excellent
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95
Student Achievement
88
Student Progress
88
Closing Performance Gaps
93
Overall
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
A
Excellent
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95
Student Achievement
87
Student Progress
92
Closing Performance Gaps
94
Overall
Distinction Designations

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.

It is in this area where the two schools differ. Taylor High School bagged all seven distinction awards in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary, with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps. Cinco Ranch High School’s six out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary and 25% closing performance gaps.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
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6/7
Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at Taylor High School. They make up for 41.74% of student population, followed by Hispanics (28.10%), Asians (16.32%), African Americans (9.82%), Two or More Races (3.72%) and Native Americans (0.13%).

The student population at Cinco Ranch High School is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 40.71%, followed by Hispanics (31.41%), Asians (15.91%), African Americans (8.06%), Two or More Races (3.76%) and Native Americans (0.09%).

Based on household incomes, Taylor High School’s economically disadvantaged students is slightly higher at 30.29% compared to 24.18% at Cinco Ranch High School.

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, Taylor High School has 249 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 8.26% of student population. Cinco Ranch High School has significantly more ELLs at 327 or about 9.62% of student population.

In addition, Taylor High School has 7.60% bilingual students, 11.71% are in the gifted and talented program, while 8.76% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Cinco Ranch High School with 9.32% bilingual students, 11.91% gifted and talented students and 7.85% students in the special education program.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494

Racial/Ethnic Groups

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Total Students 3,014
African American 9.82% (296 students)
Hispanic 28.10% (847 students)
White 41.74% (1258 students)
Asian 16.32% (492 students)
Native American 0.13% (4 students)
Two or More Races 3.72% (112 students)
Total Students 100.00% (3014 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 30.29% (913 students)
Limited English Proficiency 8.26% (249 students)
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Total Students 3,400
African American 8.06% (274 students)
Hispanic 31.41% (1068 students)
White 40.71% (1384 students)
Asian 15.91% (541 students)
Native American 0.09% (3 students)
Two or More Races 3.76% (128 students)
Total Students 100.00% (3400 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 24.18% (822 students)
Limited English Proficiency 9.62% (327 students)

Program

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Bilingual 7.60% (229 students)
Gifted & Talented 11.71% (353 students)
Special Education 8.76% (264 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.57% (17 students)
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Bilingual 9.32% (317 students)
Gifted & Talented 11.91% (405 students)
Special Education 7.85% (267 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.51% (18 students)
Staff Profile

Taylor High School's 174 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.4 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 13 years. Cinco Ranch High School's 194 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 8.2 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 13 years.

Of its teaching staff, Taylor High School has seven teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 28 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 59 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 42 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 26 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 12 beginning teachers. Cinco Ranch High School has ten teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 36 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 60 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 34 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 40 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 14 beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Taylor High School employs 104 female teachers and 70 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 18 special education teachers are being assisted by 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs seven staff members in the school administration department and 21 more working as school support staff.

On the other hand, Cinco Ranch High School employs 120 female teachers and 74 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 19 special education teachers are being assisted by 24 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs seven staff members in the school administration department and 20 more working as school support staff.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494

Experience

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Over 30 years 3.72% (7 teachers)
20 - 30 years 16.22% (28 teachers)
10 - 20 years 33.98% (59 teachers)
6 - 10 years 23.90% (42 teachers)
1- 5 years 15.01% (26 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 7.11% (12 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 13 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.4 yrs
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Over 30 years 5.18% (10 teachers)
20 - 30 years 18.28% (36 teachers)
10 - 20 years 30.85% (60 teachers)
6 - 10 years 17.66% (34 teachers)
1- 5 years 20.69% (40 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 7.34% (14 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 13 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 8.2 yrs

Teacher Type

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Female Teachers 59.89% (105 teachers)
Male Teachers 40.11% (70 teachers)
School Admin 7
School Support 21
Edu Aids 30
Special Education 17
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 CINCO RANCH BLVD, KATY, TX, 77494
Female Teachers 61.65% (120 teachers)
Male Teachers 38.30% (75 teachers)
School Admin 7
School Support 21
Edu Aids 23
Special Education 19
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