Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Abilene ISD: B

Total students

877

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Abilene ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Abilene ISD: 94%

Statewide: 90.3%

Craig Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Abilene, TX, in the Abilene ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 877 students. 60.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,904, which is $4,737 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.abileneisd.org

Address

702 S Judge Ely Blvd
Abilene, TX 79601

Office phone number

(325) 794-4100

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Craig Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 14. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 25.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 14.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

877

African American

120 (13.7%)

Abilene ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

10 (1.1%)

Abilene ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

411 (46.9%)

Abilene ISD: 45.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

301 (34.3%)

Abilene ISD: 34.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

33 (3.8%)

Abilene ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

13.7%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

46.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

34.3%

Two or more races

3.8%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

60.1 %

Abilene ISD: 50.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

71 %

Abilene ISD: 68.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.1 %

Abilene ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

60.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.1 %

Abilene ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Abilene ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

16.6 %

Abilene ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

7.1%

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

16.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Abilene ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Abilene ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Abilene ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Abilene ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

10.4 %

Abilene ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

10.5 %

Abilene ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

9.1 %

Abilene ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Abilene ISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

10.9 %

Abilene ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

26.3 %

Abilene ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

59.5

African American

4 (6.7%)

Abilene ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10 (16.8%)

Abilene ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

44.6 (75%)

Abilene ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.9 (1.5%)

Abilene ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

50 (84%)

Abilene ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

9.5 (16%)

Abilene ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.7

Abilene ISD: 14

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Abilene ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$52,904

Abilene ISD: $53,758

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$49,698

Abilene ISD: $48,332

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$49,592

Abilene ISD: $48,785

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,093

Abilene ISD: $51,550

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$55,406

Abilene ISD: $55,433

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$61,226

Abilene ISD: $61,278

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$52,972

Abilene ISD: $66,209

Statewide: $69,974

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