Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Total students

503

Avg. teacher experience

18.1 years

Big Sandy ISD: 18.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.1 %

Big Sandy ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 90%

Big Sandy School is an elementary/secondary school in Dallardsville, TX, in the Big Sandy ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 503 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 35.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,152, which is $2,061 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Big Sandy School was 1114. The average ACT score was 17.6. In the Class of 2019, 97.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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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 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

503

African American

3 (0.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

112 (22.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 22.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

39 (7.8%)

Big Sandy ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

329 (65.4%)

Big Sandy ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

17 (3.4%)

Big Sandy ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

22.3%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

7.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

65.4%

Two or more races

3.4%

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

35.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 35.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

49.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 49.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

35.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

49.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

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 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

35.4 %

Big Sandy ISD: 35.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.3 %

Big Sandy ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

35.4%

Gifted and talented

7.8%

Special education

13.3%

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

Big Sandy ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

School progress

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Closing the gaps

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 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

97.1 %

Big Sandy ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

100 %

Big Sandy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

96.3 %

Big Sandy ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.3%

Two or more races

Masked

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 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

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 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Big Sandy ISD: Masked

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

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Big Sandy 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

1114

Big Sandy ISD: 1114

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

17.6

Big Sandy ISD: 17.6

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 2019.

Reading

55.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 55.9%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

38.2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 38.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

38.2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 38.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

55.9%

Math

38.2%

Reading + Math

38.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

40.8

African American

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (2.5%)

Big Sandy ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

37.8 (92.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Big Sandy 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 (2.5%)

Big Sandy ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

33.6 (82.4%)

Big Sandy ISD: 82.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

6.2 (15.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.3

Big Sandy ISD: 12.3

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

18.1 years

Big Sandy ISD: 18.1 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

$59,152

Big Sandy ISD: $59,152

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: N/A

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,453

Big Sandy ISD: $44,453

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,170

Big Sandy ISD: $48,170

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$59,958

Big Sandy ISD: $59,958

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$68,116

Big Sandy ISD: $68,116

Statewide: $65,449

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