A guide to Hays CISD demographics, STAAR results and more

Hays CISD will experience a two-hour delay Wednesday morning.

Hays CISD will experience a two-hour delay Wednesday morning.

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Hays CISD
Here's what you need to know about Hays CISD. Information was provided by the district and the Texas Education Agency.


Total students 


19,991





Accountability ratings 2016-17

  • Student achievement—met standard

  • Student progress—met standard

  • Closing the gaps—met standard

  • Post-secondary readiness—met standard







Percent of student body
economically disadvantaged

47.52 percent, compared to 58.95 percent state average





Percent of English Language Learners (ELL)
15.9 percent, compared to 17.2 percent state average





District STAAR passing scores by grade 2016-17

  • Grade 3 reading: 75 percent

  • Grade 4 reading: 67 percent

  • Grade 5 reading: 65 percent

  • Grade 6 reading: 63 percent

  • Grade 7 reading: 68 percent

  • Grade 8 reading: 75 percent

  • Grade 3 math: 70 percnet

  • Grade 4 math: 68 percent

  • Grade 5 math: 71 percent

  • Grade 6 math: 70 percent

  • Grade 7 math: 62 percent

  • Grade 8 math: 66 percent







End-of-course district STAAR passing scored by subject 2016-17

  • English I: 58 percent

  • English II: 64 percent

  • Algebra I: 75 percent

  • Biology: 82 percent

  • U.S. history: 92 percent







Student ethnicity 2016-17

  • White: 29.8 percent

  • Asian: .94 percent

  • Hispanic: 63.9 percent

  • African-American: 2.9 percent

  • Two or more races: 2.2 percent

  • American Indian/Alaskan: .2 percent

  • Hawaiian/Pacific Island: .06 percent







Languages taught

  • American Sign Language

  • French

  • German

  • Spanish







Graduation rates
88.5 percent of students graduated within four years





Average annual teacher salary
$55,540, compared to $52,525 state average





Percent of students per campus type

  • Elementary school: 46.7 percent

  • Middle school: 22.5 percent

  • High school: 30.8 percent






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