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Akins High School
  • Public
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Akins High School is an above average, public school located in AUSTIN, TX. It has 2,752 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1060
363 responses
Average ACT
21
94 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$71,576
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,280
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$337,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 52 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 137 responses
  • Blue and Gold Night (Fundraising)
    28%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Cinco de Mayo show
    10%
  • Musicals
    10%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Battle of the bands
    7%
  • Soccer games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,752
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 58 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 58 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 57 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,957
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,764 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 73 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 73 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 73 responses

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