Accountability rating

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Total students

147

Avg. teacher experience

15.2 years

Big Sandy ISD: 16.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Big Sandy Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Big Sandy, TX, in the Big Sandy ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 147 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 49.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $39,993, which is $14,129 less than the state average.

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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 Junior High 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

Ethnicity

Total students

147

African American

13 (8.8%)

Big Sandy ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

18 (12.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

103 (70.1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 70.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (8.2%)

Big Sandy ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

8.8%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

12.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

70.1%

Two or more races

8.2%

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

49.7 %

Big Sandy ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

64.6 %

Big Sandy ISD: 65.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.4 %

Big Sandy ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

49.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.4%

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

2.7 %

Big Sandy ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Big Sandy ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

8.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Big Sandy ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

8.8%

Special education

8.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Big Sandy ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Big Sandy ISD: B

School progress

B

Big Sandy ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

12.6

African American

0.6 (4.8%)

Big Sandy ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0.1 (1%)

Big Sandy ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Sandy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10.9 (86.3%)

Big Sandy ISD: 87%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (7.9%)

Big Sandy ISD: 1.4%

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

9.4 (74.5%)

Big Sandy ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3.2 (25.5%)

Big Sandy ISD: 18.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

11.6

Big Sandy ISD: 10.2

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

15.2 years

Big Sandy ISD: 16.4 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

$39,993

Big Sandy ISD: $42,856

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Big Sandy ISD: $52,357

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$31,884

Big Sandy ISD: $32,827

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$36,906

Big Sandy ISD: $36,550

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$41,805

Big Sandy ISD: $43,287

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$52,817

Big Sandy ISD: $50,587

Statewide: $62,039

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