Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Amarillo ISD: B

Total students

799

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

Amarillo ISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90%

Austin Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Amarillo, TX, in the Amarillo ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 799 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 54.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,809, which is $282 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

austinamaisd.sharpschool.com/

Address

1808 Wimberly Rd
Amarillo, TX 79109-2137

Office phone number

(806) 326-3000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Austin Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 16. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

799

African American

79 (9.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.3%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

12 (1.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

299 (37.4%)

Amarillo ISD: 46.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

364 (45.6%)

Amarillo ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

43 (5.4%)

Amarillo ISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

9.9%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

1.5%

Hispanic

37.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

45.6%

Two or more races

5.4%

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

54.2 %

Amarillo ISD: 49.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

64.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 68.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.1 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

54.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.1%

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

3.1 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

36.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.1 %

Amarillo ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.1%

Career and technical

36.7%

Gifted and talented

8.3%

Special education

15.1%

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

C

Amarillo ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Amarillo ISD: B

School progress

B

Amarillo ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Amarillo 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).

Total teacher FTEs

50.7

African American

1 (2%)

Amarillo ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3 (5.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

45.7 (90.1%)

Amarillo ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (2%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (3.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

42.5 (83.7%)

Amarillo ISD: 82%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

6.3 (12.3%)

Amarillo ISD: 16.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.1%

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

15.8

Amarillo 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

11.2 years

Amarillo ISD: 12.1 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

$56,809

Amarillo ISD: $57,403

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$44,376

Amarillo ISD: $45,327

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,692

Amarillo ISD: $52,780

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,331

Amarillo ISD: $56,428

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$59,218

Amarillo ISD: $58,885

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,851

Amarillo ISD: $64,900

Statewide: $65,449

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