Accountability rating

C

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: B

Total students

257

Avg. teacher experience

14.2 years

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 12.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.8 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 90%

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School is a high school in Ben Bolt, TX, in the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 257 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 42.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $41,449, which is $12,673 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 18.6. In the Class of 2018, 97.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 3.3%.

Contact information

Website

www.bbpbschools.net/

Address

P O Box 547
Ben Bolt, TX 78342-0547

Office phone number

(361) 664-9822

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 02. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 02.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

257

African American

2 (0.8%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

238 (92.6%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

17 (6.6%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

92.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.6%

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

42.8 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

63 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 60.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

6.2 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

42.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

63.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.2%

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

6.6 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

72.8 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 36.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.8 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.6 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.6%

Career and technical

72.8%

Gifted and talented

7.8%

Special education

8.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: B

School progress

B

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

97.8 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.5 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

97.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

3.3 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.7 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

Masked

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.6

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 18.6

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 2018.

Reading

62.3 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 62.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

39.6 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 39.6%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

34 %

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 34%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

62.3%

Math

39.6%

Reading + Math

34.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

24.7

African American

0.4 (1.8%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

20.3 (82.1%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 79.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (16.2%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco 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

1 (4%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

18.3 (74%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 75%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

5.4 (22%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 0%

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

10.4

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 11.6

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

14.2 years

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: 12.8 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

$41,449

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $41,566

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$29,528

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $30,771

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$37,340

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $36,436

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$41,013

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $40,911

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$48,016

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $46,899

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$44,689

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD: $45,609

Statewide: $62,039

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