Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Total students

494

Avg. teacher experience

18.4 years

Big Sandy ISD: 18.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Big Sandy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

Big Sandy School is an elementary/secondary school in Dallardsville, TX, in the Big Sandy ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 494 students. 23.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Big Sandy School was 1045 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.0.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,802, which is $2,161 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 18.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bigsandyisd.net

Address

P O Box 188
Dallardsville, TX 77332-0188

Office phone number

(936) 563-1000

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Big Sandy School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. 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 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

494

African American

5 (1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

109 (22.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

46 (9.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

315 (63.8%)

Big Sandy ISD: 63.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

18 (3.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

22.1%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

9.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

63.8%

Two or more races

3.6%

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

23.5 %

Big Sandy ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

53 %

Big Sandy ISD: 53%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

23.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

53.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.6 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.7 %

Big Sandy ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

14 %

Big Sandy ISD: 14%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Gifted and talented

5.7%

Special education

14.0%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Big Sandy 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Big Sandy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

100 %

Big Sandy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Big Sandy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

N/A

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

5.2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 2%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

5.6 %

Big Sandy ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

25 %

Big Sandy ISD: 25%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

1045

Big Sandy ISD: 1045

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.0

Big Sandy ISD: 18.0

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

80.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 80.8%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

50 %

Big Sandy ISD: 50%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

50 %

Big Sandy ISD: 50%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

80.8%

Math

50.0%

Reading + Math

50.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

42.7

African American

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (2.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4.7%)

Big Sandy ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

38.7 (90.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 90.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (2.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

36.9 (86.4%)

Big Sandy ISD: 86.4%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

5.8 (13.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

11.6

Big Sandy ISD: 11.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

18.4 years

Big Sandy ISD: 18.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$59,802

Big Sandy ISD: $59,802

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$46,800

Big Sandy ISD: $46,800

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$45,601

Big Sandy ISD: $45,601

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$48,932

Big Sandy ISD: $48,932

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,168

Big Sandy ISD: $57,168

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,827

Big Sandy ISD: $65,827

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$71,294

Big Sandy ISD: $71,294

Statewide: $69,974

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