New Braunfels High School in New Braunfels, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,687
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    222 3.2
  • Ranking

New Braunfels High School is a public school in New Braunfels, Texas. It has 1,687 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 222 reviews written and they have been mixed.

2551 Loop 337 North
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 627-6000

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 222 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Most students take part in selling pills, smoking weed and underage drinking. For example, our cheerleaders showed up drunk at a game, but were disciplined. Bullying isn't as common as it is in middle school everyone has their own group and does their own thing. New Braunfels High School is pretty safe we have drug dogs come and we have random drug testing.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Our football team spends a lot of money, but we hardly win games. Tennis went all the way to state! Soccer both girls and boys, and softball all made it to play offs. Everyone comes out and supports our teams rather they are winning or losing. Our FFA judging team and show team has done fair this year many have made sale at major shows such as Houston and San Antonio. The staff of New Braunfels High School cheer on the teams no matter what.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Overall Experience: You can tell ever since the school went to IPads there is no point in coming to school because there are videos of the teachers teaching instead of teaching in side the classroom so you can do most school work while laying in bed. Some kids say their parents don't care if they show up or not, but overall the parents are pretty active with the kids involved in their athletic kids.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 1
    Teachers: New Braunfels High School took on a huge step and gave every student an IPad and you do all your work on the IPad. Well since we were given an IPad the teachers video themselves teaching and upload it on an app called ITunesU and that's where you learn during the class. The teacher sits at his/her desk and doesn't teach.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The parents are impacted in most of their students life

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Seele Elementary School Public
3.66 Oakrun Middle School Public
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School Private, Religious
i Cento School Private
The New Braunfels Learning Center Public, Alternative
3.66 Lone Star Elementary School Public
3.66 Lamar Elementary School Public
3.66 Carl Schurz Elementary School Public
3.33 New Braunfels Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 New Braunfels Middle School Public
3.33 New Braunfels High School Ninth Grade Center Public
4.00 Alamo Colleges - Memorial Early College High School Public
Comal Academy Public, Alternative
3.66 Memorial Elementary School Public
3.66 Walnut Springs Elementary School Public
3.66 County Line Elementary School Public
Cross Lutheran School & Child Care Private, Religious
3.66 Church Hill Middle School Public
Comal Discipline Center Public, Alternative
3.66 Goodwin Frazier Elementary School Public
Premier High School of New Braunfels Public, Charter, Alternative
3.66 Morningside Elementary School Public
3.66 Canyon High School Public
Mountain Valley Elementary Public
3.66 Klein Road Elementary School Public
3.66 Freiheit Elementary School Public
Calvary Baptist Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Canyon Middle School Public
4.00 Oak Creek Elementary School Public
4.00 Hoffmann Lane Elementary School Public
4.00 Clear Spring Elementary School Public
3.66 Mt. Valley Middle School Public
3.66 John A. Sippel Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Canyon High School 4 mi. 2,212
4.00 Byron P. Steele II High School 11 mi. 2,169
3.66 Samuel Clemens High School 13 mi. 2,207
3.33 San Marcos High School 14 mi. 2,075
3.66 Smithson Valley High School 14 mi. 2,289

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

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

New Braunfels High School United States Byron P. Steele II High School Canyon High School Samuel Clemens High School San Marcos High School Smithson Valley High School
White 54.0% 51.0% 39.0% 51.0% 44.0% 23.0% 60.0%
Hispanic 40.0% 25.0% 34.0% 41.0% 36.0% 69.0% 32.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 17.0% 2.0% 11.0% 5.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 4.0% 1.0% 4.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 1.1%
Grade 10 35.7%
Grade 11 36.3%
Grade 12 26.9%

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 39 responses

  • 51% Yes
  • 31% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 23% A few of the teachers
  • 19% Teachers care about students
  • 16% My friends
  • 11% Mascot
  • 8% Tennis team
  • 8% Band
  • 6% Graduating from it and never going back.
  • 4% The dance team
  • 3% The Swim Team
  • 3% Volleyball team

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 29% Physical flaws in the building
  • 12% Some of the people are stuck up
  • 12% No desire to implement change
  • 10% Strict rules
  • 10% The school lunches and most of the teachers
  • 7% The classes available and their lack of challenges
  • 5% Dont help get your schedule fixed
  • 5% The lack of teachers help
  • 5% Administrators
  • 5% School lunches

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 34 responses

  • 65% Interesting Mascot
  • 26% Both. We're (stupid) unicorns & can't wear shorts.
  • 3% Dress Code
  • 3% Competitive students
  • 3% Only school with a unicorn as their mascot. Ever.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 39% Typical
  • 29% Diverse
  • 23% Conservative
  • 3% Vapid
  • 3% Political
  • 3% Community

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 53% Bring your own lunch
  • 26% Get involved with the school activities
  • 16% Study up on the tradition of this school
  • 5% Everyone fits in

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 3% I love everything about this school.
  • 68% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 29% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.