Leander High School in Leander, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,995
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    264 3.7
  • Ranking

Leander High School is a public coed school in Leander, Texas. It has 1,995 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 264 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3301 South Bagdad Rd
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 570-1000

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 264 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The staff support extracurricular activities.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers are knowledgeable and help the students learn.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Students feel safe at school.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Leander High School is a great school. It meets the needs of a diverse group of students, from the college bound to those ready to enter the workplace. It has great programs to help prepare students for their futures. It is responsive to students and parents.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There are cameras everywhere, but many of the staff are unresponsive to threats.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Rouse High School 3 mi. 2,132
4.00 Cedar Park High School 5 mi. 1,843
3.66 Vista Ridge High School 4 mi. 1,980
4.33 Westwood High School 6 mi. 2,641
4.33 Vandegrift High School 10 mi. 1,875

Around Leander High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Leander High School United States Texas Cedar Park High School Rouse High School Vandegrift High School Vista Ridge High School Westwood High School
White 57.0% 51.0% 29.8% 69.0% 58.0% 70.0% 59.0% 47.0%
Hispanic 31.0% 25.0% 51.5% 18.0% 28.0% 14.0% 22.0% 15.0%
African American 5.0% 15.0% 12.4% 3.0% 6.0% 3.0% 5.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.9% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 3.7% 5.0% 2.0% 7.0% 7.0% 28.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.2%
Grade 10 25.7%
Grade 11 24.5%
Grade 12 21.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 22% Friendships you make
  • 18% The Band Program
  • 12% The diversity
  • 11% Band
  • 10% Theatre
  • 8% Football
  • 7% The Cross Country Team
  • 3% Girls basketball team
  • 3% Soccer team (girls/ boys)
  • 3% AFJROTC
  • 1% Softball team

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 35% How crowded the hallway is
  • 26% Not being able to go off campus
  • 17% Some teachers don't teach well.
  • 11% When guys wear their pants below their knees
  • 7% The set up is confusing
  • 4% Cafeteria

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 33 responses

  • 47% International Baccalaureate Program
  • 29% Leander is open and welcoming of who ever enters.
  • 24% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 65% Diverse
  • 15% Awesome
  • 12% Different
  • 9% Average

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 60% Join a club or sport. There are tons of options!
  • 24% We have a place for everyone
  • 8% Dont be scared of upper classmen
  • 8% Football team sucks

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 13% I love everything about this school.
  • 87% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.