Sweeny Independent School District (Isd)


The Sweeny Independent School District (Isd) operates three schools - Sweeny Elementary, Sweeny High School, and Sweeny J H (middle school) - serving students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The district is ranked 599 out of 968 school districts in Texas and is rated 2 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger, indicating below-average performance compared to other districts in the state.

Sweeny High School stands out with an impressive 95.3% 4-year graduation rate and 0% dropout rate, while Sweeny Elementary struggles with relatively low test scores, with proficiency rates in reading and math ranging from 23% to 43% across grades 3-5, compared to state averages of 47% to 56%. In contrast, Sweeny J H has stronger test scores, with reading proficiency rates of 48-52% in grades 6-8, closer to the state averages of 50-56%.

Across the district, the student population is predominantly white, ranging from 54-59%, with Hispanic students making up the next largest group at 27-28%, and Black/African American students at 8-12%. The schools also have high rates of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 50.9% at the high school to 67.1% at the elementary school, indicating significant economic challenges for the student population. The district's per-student spending ranges from $11,253 at the elementary school to $13,988 at the high school, with the middle school at $12,354.

District Detail

 1310 N Elm St
Sweeny, TX 77480-1399

 (979) 491-8000

SchoolDigger Rank:
599th of 968 Texas districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,898

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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