Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Balmorhea ISD: B

Total students

157

Avg. teacher experience

20.3 years

Balmorhea ISD: 20.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Balmorhea ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Balmorhea School is an elementary/secondary school in Balmorhea, TX, in the Balmorhea ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 157 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 47.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,886, which is $795 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Balmorhea School was 918. In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Website

bisdbears.esc18.net

Address

P O Box 368
Balmorhea, TX 79718-0368

Office phone number

(432) 375-2224

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Balmorhea School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 18. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 18.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

157

African American

1 (0.6%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

134 (85.4%)

Balmorhea ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22 (14%)

Balmorhea ISD: 14%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

85.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

14.0%

Two or more races

N/A

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

47.1 %

Balmorhea ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

87.3 %

Balmorhea ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

8.3 %

Balmorhea ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

47.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

87.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.3%

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

7.6 %

Balmorhea ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

38.2 %

Balmorhea ISD: 38.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.3 %

Balmorhea ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.6 %

Balmorhea ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.6%

Career and technical

38.2%

Gifted and talented

1.3%

Special education

9.6%

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

B

Balmorhea ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Balmorhea ISD: B

School progress

A

Balmorhea ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Balmorhea 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Balmorhea ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Balmorhea ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

Masked

Balmorhea ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

Masked

Balmorhea ISD: Masked

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

918

Balmorhea ISD: 918

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Balmorhea ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

71.4 %

Balmorhea ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

28.6 %

Balmorhea ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

28.6 %

Balmorhea ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

71.4%

Math

28.6%

Reading + Math

28.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

19.5

African American

1 (5.1%)

Balmorhea ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.5 (58.9%)

Balmorhea ISD: 58.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7 (36%)

Balmorhea ISD: 36%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Balmorhea 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%)

Balmorhea ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12.9 (66.4%)

Balmorhea ISD: 66.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

6.5 (33.6%)

Balmorhea ISD: 33.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Balmorhea 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

8.1

Balmorhea ISD: 8.1

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

20.3 years

Balmorhea ISD: 20.3 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

$57,886

Balmorhea ISD: $57,886

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Balmorhea ISD: N/A

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$50,855

Balmorhea ISD: $50,855

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$46,778

Balmorhea ISD: $46,778

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$51,567

Balmorhea ISD: $51,567

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,415

Balmorhea ISD: $64,415

Statewide: $65,449

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