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.

When we compared Taylor High School, which is a part of KATY ISD, with Jordan High School, which is a part of KATY ISD, we noted that the two schools are on opposite ends of the ratings spectrum.

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 Jordan High School is 1,127 students and a student-teacher ratio of 14.6 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators
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Taylor High School earned 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, the performance indicators not applicable for Jordan High School.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, 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
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
Not Rated
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.

Taylor High School's seven out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary, with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps. Jordan High School did not earn any distinction.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
7/7
0/7
Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, 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 Jordan High School is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 37.44%, followed by Hispanics (25.82%), Asians (23.87%), African Americans (8.52%), Two or More Races (4.08%) and Native Americans (0.18%).

Based on household incomes, Taylor High School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly higher at 30.29% compared to 9.76% at Jordan 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 a significantly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 8.26% of its student population compared to 3.99% at Jordan High School.

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 Jordan High School with 3.73% bilingual students, 17.66% gifted and talented students and 6.21% students in the special education program.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, 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)
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
Total Students 1,127
African American 8.52% (96 students)
Hispanic 25.82% (291 students)
White 37.44% (422 students)
Asian 23.87% (269 students)
Native American 0.18% (2 students)
Two or More Races 4.08% (46 students)
Total Students 100.00% (1127 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 9.76% (110 students)
Limited English Proficiency 3.99% (45 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)
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
Bilingual 3.73% (42 students)
Gifted & Talented 17.66% (199 students)
Special Education 6.21% (70 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.30% (15 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. Jordan High School's 77 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 4.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 10.7 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. Jordan High School has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has eight teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 23 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 18 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 23 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including five 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, Jordan High School employs 48 female teachers and 29 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, four special education teachers are being assisted by six teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs five staff members in the school administration department and 12 more working as school support staff.

Taylor High School
20700 KINGSLAND BLVD, KATY, TX, 77450
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, 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
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
Over 30 years 1.03% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 10.84% (8 teachers)
10 - 20 years 29.42% (23 teachers)
6 - 10 years 22.58% (18 teachers)
1- 5 years 29.03% (23 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 6.97% (5 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.7 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 4.6 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
Jordan High School
27500 FULSHEAR BEND DR, KATY, TX, 77494
Female Teachers 62.19% (48 teachers)
Male Teachers 37.81% (29 teachers)
School Admin 5
School Support 13
Edu Aids 6
Special Education 4
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