Akins High School

Public 9-12

 10701 S 1st St
       Austin, TX  78748


 (512) 841-9900

District: Austin Independent School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
1116th of 1,857 Texas High Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,525Help

Student/teacher ratio:  16.7
Number of students:  2,802

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
76.8%
White:
11.6%
African American:
6.9%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  62.1%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Texas Education Agency did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details Akins High School ranks worse than 60.1% of high schools in Texas. It also ranks 7th among 18 ranked high schools in the Austin Independent School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 40.21. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (76.8%), White (11.6%), African American (6.9%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 62.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Akins High School is 16.7. 16 high schools in the Austin Independent School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Akins High School is $9,525. 15 high schools in the Austin Independent School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Akins High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Akins High School 1116th of 1857 Texas public high schools. (See Akins High School in the ranking list.)

Austin Independent School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Austin Independent School District 496th of 971 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Akins High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 32.91 1151st 1427 19.3%
2005 40.48 1046th 1429 26.8%
2006 30.67 1155th 1430 19.2%
2007 33.30 1183rd 1497 21.0%
2008 38.72 1136th 1510 24.8%
2009 43.99 1112th 1539 27.7%
2010 45.27 1140th 1568 27.3%
2011 44.93 1209th 1672 27.7%
2012 39.98 1098th 1603 31.5%
2013 52.87 798th 1652 51.7%
2014 56.90 738th 1734 57.4%
2015 53.84 867th 1743 50.3%
2016 59.69 689th 1762 60.9%
2017 38.28 1051st 1777 40.9%
2018 41.46 1010th 1797 43.8%
2019 40.21 1116th 1857 39.9%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a teacher
Monday, October 18, 2010

Open Quote I have taught at 7 schools in my career and none had the dedicated teachers that I have found at Akins High School. There is a lot of turn over each year because the student population is so challenging, but there is a core of teachers who catch up the new arrivals to the Akins way of reaching every kid. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Akins High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2001 319 151 16 572 5 n/a n/a 0 1063
2002 544 256 43 1190 9 n/a n/a 0 2042
2003 544 256 43 1190 9 n/a n/a 0 2042
2004 505 268 46 1325 9 n/a n/a 0 2153
2005 508 282 43 1388 13 n/a n/a 0 2234
2006 478 291 56 1521 7 n/a n/a 0 2353
2007 454 286 63 1535 5 n/a n/a 0 2343
2008 463 286 60 1655 5 n/a n/a 0 2469
2009 441 296 58 1809 4 n/a n/a 0 2608
2010 406 304 60 1898 8 n/a n/a 0 2676
2011 333 243 52 1993 11 3 30 0 2665
2012 325 212 54 2026 9 3 39 0 2668
2013 291 191 53 1999 5 5 39 0 2583
2014 273 188 68 1979 9 5 43 0 2565
2015 277 193 72 2069 2 4 50 0 2667
2016 285 222 76 2084 2 3 41 0 2713
2017 259 198 77 2094 1 1 50 0 2680
2018 303 193 71 2137 2 5 54 0 2765
2019 324 192 71 2153 2 5 55 0 2802

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Akins High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2001 1063 59.3 17.9 33
2002 2042 116.6 17.5 39.3
2003 2042 116.6 17.5 39.3
2004 2153 131.2 16.4 48.3
2005 2234 143.6 15.6 40.8
2006 2353 147.8 15.9 42.5
2007 2343 148.6 15.8 56.3
2008 2469 146.3 16.9 54.1
2009 2608 162.0 16.1 61.9
2010 2676 169.6 15.7 62.1
2011 2665 177.2 15.0 67.9
2012 2668 165.2 16.1 71.9
2013 2583 161.8 15.9 70.6
2014 2565 162.7 15.7 69.4
2015 2667 156.0 17.0 69.3
2016 2713 163.0 16.6 66.3
2017 2680 168.4 15.9 62.4
2018 2765 164.4 16.8 61.2
2019 2802 167.0 16.7 62.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Akins High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2001 1063 59.3 17.9 33
2002 2042 116.6 17.5 39.3
2003 2042 116.6 17.5 39.3
2004 2153 131.2 16.4 48.3
2005 2234 143.6 15.6 40.8
2006 2353 147.8 15.9 42.5
2007 2343 148.6 15.8 56.3
2008 2469 146.3 16.9 54.1
2009 2608 162.0 16.1 61.9
2010 2676 169.6 15.7 62.1
2011 2665 177.2 15.0 67.9
2012 2668 165.2 16.1 71.9
2013 2583 161.8 15.9 70.6
2014 2565 162.7 15.7 69.4
2015 2667 156.0 17.0 69.3
2016 2713 163.0 16.6 66.3
2017 2680 168.4 15.9 62.4
2018 2765 164.4 16.8 61.2
2019 2802 167.0 16.7 62.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Akins High School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $945 (9.9%) $8,579 (90.1%) $9,525

Data source: Texas Department of Education




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