Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Total students

330

Avg. teacher experience

17.8 years

Big Sandy ISD: 15.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

Big Sandy Elementary School is an elementary school in Big Sandy, TX, in the Big Sandy ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 330 students. 45.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B 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 $48,976, which is $8,115 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 17.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bigsandyisd.org

Address

P O Box 598
Big Sandy, TX 75755-0598

Office phone number

(903) 636-5287

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Big Sandy Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

330

African American

30 (9.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

38 (11.5%)

Big Sandy ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

238 (72.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 72.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

24 (7.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

9.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

11.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

72.1%

Two or more races

7.3%

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

45.2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

75.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 67.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

45.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

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

3.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 35.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

3.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.3 %

Big Sandy ISD: 14.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.9%

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: A

Closing the gaps

B

Big Sandy 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 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

25.5

African American

1 (3.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.5 (96.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 86.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 2.7%

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%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

21.5 (84.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 82.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4 (15.8%)

Big Sandy ISD: 17.6%

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

12.9

Big Sandy ISD: 9.2

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

17.8 years

Big Sandy ISD: 15.9 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

$48,976

Big Sandy ISD: $48,660

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$33,660

Big Sandy ISD: $38,979

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$36,590

Big Sandy ISD: $39,373

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$41,035

Big Sandy ISD: $43,288

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$49,675

Big Sandy ISD: $50,906

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$55,373

Big Sandy ISD: $57,260

Statewide: $65,449

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