Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Ballinger ISD: B

Total students

213

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Ballinger ISD: 14.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Ballinger ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

Ballinger Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Ballinger, TX, in the Ballinger ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 213 students. 70% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of D 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 $49,749, which is $7,342 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.ballingerisd.net

Address

P O Box 231
Ballinger, TX 76821-0231

Office phone number

(325) 365-3537

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ballinger Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 15. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 15.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

213

African American

4 (1.9%)

Ballinger ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.9%)

Ballinger ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

110 (51.6%)

Ballinger ISD: 47.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

95 (44.6%)

Ballinger ISD: 47.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (0.9%)

Ballinger ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

51.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

44.6%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

70 %

Ballinger ISD: 53.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

57.3 %

Ballinger ISD: 58.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0.9 %

Ballinger ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

70.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

57.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.9%

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

0.9 %

Ballinger ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

8.9 %

Ballinger ISD: 29.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7 %

Ballinger ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.1 %

Ballinger ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

0.9%

Career and technical

8.9%

Gifted and talented

7.0%

Special education

6.1%

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

D

Ballinger ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Ballinger ISD: B

School progress

D

Ballinger ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Ballinger 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) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

19.1

African American

0.4 (2.1%)

Ballinger ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.3 (1.5%)

Ballinger ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.4 (96.4%)

Ballinger ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ballinger 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%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12.6 (66%)

Ballinger ISD: 77.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

6.5 (34%)

Ballinger ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Ballinger 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

11.2

Ballinger ISD: 11.6

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

11.8 years

Ballinger ISD: 14.3 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

$49,749

Ballinger ISD: $50,626

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$40,525

Ballinger ISD: $42,722

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$39,105

Ballinger ISD: $36,924

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,592

Ballinger ISD: $46,433

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,532

Ballinger ISD: $54,768

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,136

Ballinger ISD: $57,600

Statewide: $65,449

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