Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Athens ISD: B

Total students

682

Avg. teacher experience

9.2 years

Athens ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Athens ISD: 96%

Statewide: 90%

Athens Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Athens, TX, in the Athens ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 682 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 60.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 24.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,915, which is $7,176 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.athensisd.net

Address

6800 State Hwy 19 S
Athens, TX 75751-8922

Office phone number

(903) 677-3030

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Athens Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

682

African American

80 (11.7%)

Athens ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Athens ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.6%)

Athens ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

338 (49.6%)

Athens ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

226 (33.1%)

Athens ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

30 (4.4%)

Athens ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

11.7%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

49.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

33.1%

Two or more races

4.4%

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

60.9 %

Athens ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

80.1 %

Athens ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

25.2 %

Athens ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

60.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

80.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.2%

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

24.5 %

Athens ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

32.1 %

Athens ISD: 36%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.4 %

Athens ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.9 %

Athens ISD: 13%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

24.5%

Career and technical

32.1%

Gifted and talented

4.4%

Special education

12.9%

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

Athens ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Athens ISD: B

School progress

B

Athens ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Athens 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

40.1

African American

4.9 (12.3%)

Athens ISD: 5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.4%)

Athens ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32.2 (80.3%)

Athens ISD: 82.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (4.9%)

Athens ISD: 2%

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%)

Athens ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

34.3 (85.5%)

Athens ISD: 75.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.8 (12.1%)

Athens ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (2.4%)

Athens ISD: 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

17

Athens ISD: 15.9

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

9.2 years

Athens ISD: 10.4 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

$49,915

Athens ISD: $51,474

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$46,102

Athens ISD: $48,020

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$46,990

Athens ISD: $47,737

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,263

Athens ISD: $50,097

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,978

Athens ISD: $54,566

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,022

Athens ISD: $57,579

Statewide: $65,449

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