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As your children go through high school, choosing the right school is equally important as deciding on a perfect home. High school is when students are given the tools to figure out the paths they want to pursue as adults. There are more subjects and extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. Taking on their interests and passions help to shape the critical decisions they need to make as they plan their future.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two above average high schools: Manvel High School and Shadow Creek High School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Alvin ISD.

Manvel High School’s regular student population is 1784 with a student-teacher ratio of 15.3 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Shadow Creek High School is 2566 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17.9 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Manvel High School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 87 in student achievement, 87 in school progress, and 78 in closing performance gaps. It scored 84 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Shadow Creek High School also garnered a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 91 in student achievement, 84 in school progress, 78 in closing performance gaps and 87 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
87
Student Achievement
87
Student Progress
78
Closing Performance Gaps
84
Overall
B
Good
  4/5
91
Student Achievement
84
Student Progress
78
Closing Performance Gaps
87
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Shadow Creek High School’s two out of seven distinctions are in Science and Social Studies. Manvel High School has no distinction.
0/7
Based on 2019
87STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
2/7
Based on 2019
91STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Hispanics comprise the biggest group at Manvel High School. They make up for 37.95% of student population, followed by African Americans (32.74%), Whites or Caucasians (22.42%), Asians (4.15%), Two or More Races (1.79%) and Native Americans (0.84%).

At Shadow Creek High School, African Americans are the biggest group, comprising 40.37% of student population, followed by Hispanics (24.82%), Asians (19.84%), Whites or Caucasians (12.20%), Two or More Races (2.42%) and Native Americans (0.23%).

Based on household incomes, the Manvel High School’s economically disadvantaged students are significantly lower at 54.76% compared to 38.23% at Shadow Creek High School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Manvel High School has a higher number of English Language Learners comprising 8.91% of its student population compared to 4.99% at Shadow Creek High School.

In addition, Manvel High School has 8.46% bilingual students, 6.17% are in the gifted and talented program, while 11.55% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Shadow Creek High School with 4.64% bilingual students, 9.16% gifted and talented students and 7.95% students in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 1,784
African American 32.74% (584 students)
Hispanic 37.95% (677 students)
White 22.42% (400 students)
Asian 4.15% (74 students)
Native American 0.84% (15 students)
Two or More Races 1.79% (32 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 54.76% (977 students)
Limited English Proficiency 8.91% (159 students)
Total Students 2,566
African American 40.37% (1036 students)
Hispanic 24.82% (637 students)
White 12.20% (313 students)
Asian 19.84% (509 students)
Native American 0.23% (6 students)
Two or More Races 2.42% (62 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 38.23% (981 students)
Limited English Proficiency 4.99% (128 students)
Program
Bilingual 8.46% (151 students)
Gifted & Talented 6.17% (110 students)
Special Education 11.55% (206 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.86% (15 students)
Bilingual 4.64% (119 students)
Gifted & Talented 9.16% (235 students)
Special Education 7.95% (204 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.70% (18 students)
Staff Profile
Manvel High School’s 116 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 5.8 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 10.9 years. Shadow Creek High School’s 143 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 3.4 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 9.2 years.

Of its teaching staff, Manvel High School has 12 teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 40 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 33 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 31 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, and school has no beginning teacher. Shadow Creek High School has 15 teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 31 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 48 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 43 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including seven beginning teachers.


In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Manvel High School employs 62 female teachers and 54 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 9 are special education teachers that are being assisted by 10 teacher aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has seven staff members in the school administration department and 19 more working as school support staff.

On the other hand, Shadow Creek High School employs 86 female teachers and 57 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are 11 and 18 aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs nine staff members working for the school administration and 19 more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 10.50% (12 teachers)
10 - 20 years 34.60% (40 teachers)
6 - 10 years 28.31% (33 teachers)
1- 5 years 26.68% (31 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 0.00% (0 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 10.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.8 yrs
Over 20 years 10.76% (15 teachers)
10 - 20 years 21.45% (31 teachers)
6 - 10 years 33.19% (48 teachers)
1- 5 years 29.84% (43 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 4.75% (7 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.2 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 3.4 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 53.53% (62 teachers)
Male Teachers 46.56% (54 teachers)
School Admin 7
School Support 19
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 9
Female Teachers 60.17% (86 teachers)
Male Teachers 39.83% (57 teachers)
School Admin 9
School Support 19
Edu Aids 18
Special Education 11

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Compare Manvel High School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Assets
Compare Manvel High School with Assets
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
0.87 miles
Shadow Creek High School
Compare Manvel High School with Shadow Creek High School
  Good 
  Good 
5.92 miles
Alvin High School
Compare Manvel High School with Alvin High School
  Good 
  Good 
7.88 miles
New High School
Compare Manvel High School with New High School
Rating Not Available 
Rating Not Available 
8.34 miles

Compare Shadow Creek High School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Manvel High School
Compare Shadow Creek High School with Manvel High School
  Good 
  Good 
5.92 miles
Assets
Compare Shadow Creek High School with Assets
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.38 miles
Alvin High School
Compare Shadow Creek High School with Alvin High School
  Good 
  Good 
12.98 miles
New High School
Compare Shadow Creek High School with New High School
Rating Not Available 
Rating Not Available 
13.31 miles

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