Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Academy ISD: B

Total students

407

Avg. teacher experience

8.1 years

Academy ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Academy ISD: 98%

Statewide: 90%

Academy Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Little River, TX, in the Academy ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 407 students. 17% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $45,764, which is $11,327 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.academyisd.net

Address

501 E Main St
Little River, TX 76554-2635

Office phone number

(254) 982-4620

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Academy Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

407

African American

29 (7.1%)

Academy ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Academy ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.7%)

Academy ISD: 1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

87 (21.4%)

Academy ISD: 22.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Academy ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

277 (68.1%)

Academy ISD: 66.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

9 (2.2%)

Academy ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

7.1%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

21.4%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

68.1%

Two or more races

2.2%

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

17 %

Academy ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

39.6 %

Academy ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

4.2 %

Academy ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

17.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

39.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.4 %

Academy ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Academy ISD: 23.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

15.7 %

Academy ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.6 %

Academy ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

4.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

15.7%

Special education

8.6%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Academy ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Academy ISD: B

School progress

B

Academy ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Academy ISD: B

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

27.2

African American

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.2 (4.5%)

Academy ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

26 (95.5%)

Academy ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

25.2 (92.7%)

Academy ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2 (7.3%)

Academy ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Academy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.9

Academy ISD: 14.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

8.1 years

Academy ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$45,764

Academy ISD: $48,921

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$8,000

Academy ISD: $22,938

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$43,264

Academy ISD: $44,657

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

N/A

Academy ISD: $46,690

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$51,100

Academy ISD: $53,697

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,350

Academy ISD: $58,799

Statewide: $65,449

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