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

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J.M. Hanks High School is an above average, public school located in El Paso, TX. It has 1,641 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1040
419 responses
Average ACT
20
221 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$47,568
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$837
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$127,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
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. 47 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 149 responses
  • Homecoming Parage and pep rally
    17%
  • Anything that is a sports related function
    14%
  • Marching band shows and winterguard
    13%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Friday drumline
    9%
  • Burning of the H
    7%
  • Community Service Projects
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,641
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,133
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 54 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,115 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 74 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 74 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 74 responses

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