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Kyle, Texas | Economic Development

K-12 Education

Hays Consolidated Independent School District (HCISD)

District at a Glance


District Profile

Located in North Central Hays County, the HCISD severs more than 221 square miles.  The district’s 23 campuses are located throughout the Kyle and Buda communities, drawing just over 18,000 students.

HCISD features a state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center and many newly built campuses.  In all, there are 23 campuses including:

  • 13 Elementary Schools (K-5)
  • 6 Middle Schools (6-8)
  • 2 High Schools (9-12)
  • 1 Alternative School of Choice
  • 1 Discipline Alternative Campus

Growth

HCISD is the sixth fastest growing school district with in the state.
Hays County is the third fastest growing county in the United States. (Forbes)
Ten years ago, the district served a total of 8,614 students
Ten years from now, the district is projected to serve a total of 24,210 students.

Success

In 2014-2015, HCISD had a total of 957 graduates.  They received over $6 million dollars in scholarships and grants.
Schools FIRST Rating:  Superior
Bond Rating: AA- (Fitch and Standard & Poor’s)
2015-2016 Tax Rate: 1.5377

Academic Indicators

Avg. SAT Class of 2014 1417
Avg. ACT Class of 2014 20.6
Attendance Rate of 2014 95.6%
Graduation Rate of 2014 91.8%
Annual Dropout Rate (7-8) 0.0%
Annual Dropout Rate (9-12) 1.5%

Student Information

Total Enrollment  18,750 (2016)

African American 3%
Hispanic 63%
White 31%
Asian Pacific <1%
Native American <1%
Two or more 2%

Employee Information

Number of Staff 2,623
African American 3%
Hispanic 41%
White 54%
Asian Pacific <1%
Native American <1%
Two or More <1%

 

Number of Teachers 1,369
Teachers with Master’s 27%
Teachers with Doctorate 1%
Average Teaching Experience 11 years
Average Time Teaching at HCISD 6 years
Average Teacher Salary $49,000