Accountability rating

Met standard

Big Sandy ISD: C

Total students

328

Avg. teacher experience

16.2 years

Big Sandy ISD: 15.1 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: 95.5%

Statewide: 89.7%

Big Sandy Elementary School is an elementary school in Big Sandy, TX, in the Big Sandy ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 328 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 37.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $41,258, which is $12,076 less than the state average.

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 2007 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

Ethnicity

Total students

328

African American

27 (8.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

26 (7.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

248 (75.6%)

Big Sandy ISD: 73%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

26 (7.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

8.2%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

7.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

75.6%

Two or more races

7.9%

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

37.2 %

Big Sandy ISD: 46.6%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

61.9 %

Big Sandy ISD: 60.1%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

2.1 %

Big Sandy ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

37.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

61.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2.1 %

Big Sandy ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 35%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.7 %

Big Sandy ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

9.1 %

Big Sandy ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

2.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.7%

Special education

9.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Big Sandy ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

26

African American

2 (7.7%)

Big Sandy ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

24 (92.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 1.5%

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: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20 (76.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

6 (23.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 23.8%

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 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

12.6

Big Sandy ISD: 11.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

16.2 years

Big Sandy ISD: 15.1 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$41,258

Big Sandy ISD: $41,697

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: $32,459

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$32,557

Big Sandy ISD: $33,245

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$36,284

Big Sandy ISD: $36,810

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$43,731

Big Sandy ISD: $43,420

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$48,262

Big Sandy ISD: $49,653

Statewide: $61,428

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