School Details

Ore City High School

P O Box 100, Ore City, TX 75683
(903) 968-3300
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 211 students 11 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Ore City Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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  • This school in 2013
  • Ore City Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ore City High School is a public high school in Ore City. The principal of Ore City High School is SCOT WRIGHT and can be contacted at wrights@ocisd.net. 211 students go to Ore City High School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 0% of the Ore City High School students have "limited English proficiency." 42% of the 211 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 59% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Ore City High School is 11:1. New Diana High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 75% 74%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Hispanic 11% 14%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 67%
Limited English proficiency 0% 5%
Economically disadvantaged 42% 49%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Ore city is a great school and compared to the other schools in the area ore city is clearly the way to go. the teachers there are amazing an care a bout every student.

  • (7 years ago)

    Ore City is a great school. Everyone gets along great and the teachers care about every individual student.

  • (9 years ago)

    Ore City is a good school although the kids that go to Ore City are little rough it is a great educational Facility

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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