Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Alto ISD: C

Total students

178

Avg. teacher experience

11.1 years

Alto ISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Alto ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

Alto Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Alto, TX, in the Alto ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 178 students. 61.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.5% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,833, which is $3,808 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

240 Cr 2429
Alto, TX 75925-9599

Office phone number

(936) 858-7140

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Alto Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

178

African American

42 (23.6%)

Alto ISD: 20.9%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (1.7%)

Alto ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

61 (34.3%)

Alto ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

60 (33.7%)

Alto ISD: 36.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

12 (6.7%)

Alto ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

23.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

34.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

33.7%

Two or more races

6.7%

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

61.2 %

Alto ISD: 50.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

80.9 %

Alto ISD: 78%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

23 %

Alto ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

61.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

80.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.0%

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

22.5 %

Alto ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

9.6 %

Alto ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

18 %

Alto ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

22.5%

Gifted and talented

9.6%

Special education

18.0%

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)

B

Alto ISD: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Alto ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Alto ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Alto 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

2 %

Alto ISD: 4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Alto ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Alto ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Alto ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 %

Alto ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Alto ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.6 %

Alto ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Alto ISD: 11.4%

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

16.4

African American

1.3 (7.6%)

Alto ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.5 (2.9%)

Alto ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14.5 (88.6%)

Alto ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.1 (0.9%)

Alto ISD: 3.5%

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%)

Alto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

12.2 (74.4%)

Alto ISD: 82.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

4.2 (25.6%)

Alto ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Alto ISD: 0%

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

10.9

Alto ISD: 10.5

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

11.1 years

Alto ISD: 10.6 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

$53,833

Alto ISD: $51,756

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Alto ISD: $37,242

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$42,642

Alto ISD: $42,151

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,982

Alto ISD: $53,522

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,556

Alto ISD: $59,107

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,522

Alto ISD: $57,322

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$62,906

Alto ISD: $66,484

Statewide: $69,974

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