Accountability rating

C

Athens ISD: B

Total students

656

Avg. teacher experience

8.3 years

Athens ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Athens ISD: 94.4%

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 2018-2019 school year, it had 656 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 62.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $45,155, which is $8,967 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

656

African American

75 (11.4%)

Athens ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.3%)

Athens ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.9%)

Athens ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

338 (51.5%)

Athens ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

207 (31.6%)

Athens ISD: 33%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

28 (4.3%)

Athens ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

11.4%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

51.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

31.6%

Two or more races

4.3%

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

62.7 %

Athens ISD: 64.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

75.8 %

Athens ISD: 75.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

23.5 %

Athens ISD: 25%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

62.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22.1 %

Athens ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Athens ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

3.2 %

Athens ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.9 %

Athens ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

22.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.2%

Special education

9.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

40.3

African American

3.8 (9.3%)

Athens ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.4%)

Athens ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32.6 (80.9%)

Athens ISD: 82.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

3 (7.3%)

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: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

38 (94.4%)

Athens ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.3 (5.6%)

Athens ISD: 16.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

16.3

Athens ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

8.3 years

Athens ISD: 10.8 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

$45,155

Athens ISD: $47,379

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$38,230

Athens ISD: $40,275

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,470

Athens ISD: $44,169

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$45,435

Athens ISD: $46,598

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,133

Athens ISD: $49,428

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,407

Athens ISD: $55,359

Statewide: $62,039

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