C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
John Tyler High School is a public school located in Tyler, TX. It has 2,153 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.
Address
1120 N NW Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75702
Telephone
(903) 262-2850
Website

John Tyler High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
980
48 responses
Average ACT
20
44 responses
AP Enrollment
11%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Football games
    33%
  • Pep rallies
    18%
  • Senior events
    18%
  • Blood drives
    13%
  • I kind of like our pep rallies.
    8%
  • Pantry Raid
    5%
  • Football team practice/program
    3%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,153
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.4%
41%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.22 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,033/ year
National
$12,239
96%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.23 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.23 responses
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I’ve been a student at John Tyler High School sense my freshman year back in 2014. The school has really developed and grown bigger sense then. All teachers and faculty members persuaded students to be more involved in school. Some of the classrooms don’t have the best resources, but they’re building a new school this up coming year so I hope that that changes. I personally won’t get the chance to see it because I’m graduate this year, god willing. This year we have a new principle and she’s really down to business, as people describe her as, unlike or last principle that honestly didn’t really care much for the school. The school has really grown throughout the years and I hope that the students, our next generation, take advantage of their resources because they are the future and we should guide them. With this being said, being a part of John Tyler High, a true Cujo, will be the best time of your high school life.
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I liked the personal connection that students are able to develop with the teachers and administrators. They are not only the student's overseers, but also guides to help them be the best them they can be. However, some of the schools efforts are focused in the wrong areas when they should be focused on expanding the academic opportunities of the students attending.
I'm a sophomore at JT. I recently moved 4 months ago from California and it was a big change with new life changing experiences. Ive met some amazing people at JT and the teachers that I've met so far are outstanding. My grades have improved as well as my way of thinking about my future. JT is way different from the old school i attended. At JT you take 8 year long classes and at my old school we only took 4 in each semester so I've learned a lot more in this district. My teachers are a big support in this community one way being that day care a lot about their students. If you're failing any classes they'll talk to you and offer their help. JT has made me be a little more optimistic about my way of thinking.