Sachse High School

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Sachse High School
SachseEntrance.gif
Address
3901 Miles Road
Sachse, Texas, Dallas County, 75048-4621
United States
Coordinates 32°57′39″N 96°35′00″W / 32.960784°N 96.583464°W / 32.960784; -96.583464Coordinates: 32°57′39″N 96°35′00″W / 32.960784°N 96.583464°W / 32.960784; -96.583464
Information
School type Public high school
Opened 2002[1]
School district Garland Independent School District
Superintendent Bob Morrison, Ed.D.[2]
CEEB Code 446082
Principal Ray Merrill[3]
Vice principal Brandy Schneider[3]
Vice principal Ray Young[3]
Vice principal Cheryl Beard[3]
Vice principal Frank Miller[3]
Staff 190[4]
Faculty 157[4]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,423[4] (2009)
Grade 9 624
Grade 10 647
Grade 11 617
Grade 12 535
Average class size 24 English
24 foreign language
25 math
23 science
27 social studies[4]
Student to teacher ratio 15.5[4]
Language English
Hours in school day 7[5]
Color(s)                Navy Blue, White & Orange
Athletics UIL 5A
Mascot Mustangs[6]
Rival Rowlett High School
Average SAT scores 996[7]
Average ACT scores 21.47483648[4]
Newspaper The Stampede[8]
Yearbook The Gait[8]
Website

Sachse High School is a public high school located in Sachse, Texas (USA). Sachse High School enrolls students in grades 9-12 and is a part of the Garland Independent School District. The first graduating class was the Charter Class of 2005.

In 2009, the school was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[9]

Statistics (per 2009)[edit]

The attendance rate for students at the school is 96%, equal to the state average of 96%. 25% of the students at Sachse are economically disadvantaged, 10% enroll in special education, 6% enroll in gifted and talent programs, 39% are enrolled in career and technology programs, and 7% are considered "limited English proficient."[4]

The ethnic makeup of the school is 50% White, non-Hispanic, 27% Hispanic, 16% African American, 7% Asian/Pacific Islander, and less than 1% Native American.[4]

The average class sizes at Sachse are 24 students for English, 24 for foreign language, 25 for math, 23 for science, and 27 for social studies.[4]

Teachers at the school carry, on average, 9 years of teaching experience and 6% of the teachers on staff are first-year teachers.

Sachse High School and Rowlett High School are the only two Highschool's in the GISD District that are on a Tri-Mester, but in 2011 both schools will switch to a semester.[4]

In 2011 Sachse High School made it to the state playoffs for football for the first time in the school's history.

Feeder Patterns[edit]

Garland ISD is a Free Choice school district, which allows the parent to choose which school his or her children want to attend within the district.[10]

Sports[edit]

Sachse High School has a strong athletic department, and offers its students the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Powerlifting, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, and Volleyball. Sachse was put into the UIL Class 5A for the 2013-2014 school year, but will be moved to the UIL Class 6A Region 2 District 11 for the 2014-2015 school year.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garland ISD: Quick Facts About Us. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  2. ^ GISD Leadership. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  3. ^ a b c d e Garland ISD: Administration. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j 2007 Campus AEIS Report. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  5. ^ Garland ISD: Schedules. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  6. ^ Garland ISD: School Spirit & History. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  7. ^ College Admissions Testing (SAT and ACT) in Texas Public Schools. Retrieved on 2014-1-12.
  8. ^ a b Garland ISD: Newspaper. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.
  9. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 
  10. ^ GISD Choice of School. Retrieved on 2008-11-07.

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