Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Big Spring ISD: D

Total students

590

Avg. teacher experience

7 years

Big Spring ISD: 8.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Big Spring ISD: 79.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Big Spring Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Big Spring, TX, in the Big Spring ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 590 students. 71.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.1% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $46,812, which is $10,829 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bsisd.esc18.net

Address

610 E 6th St
Big Spring, TX 79721

Office phone number

(432) 264-4135

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Big Spring Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 18. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 18.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

590

African American

31 (5.3%)

Big Spring ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (0.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

396 (67.1%)

Big Spring ISD: 66.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

145 (24.6%)

Big Spring ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

14 (2.4%)

Big Spring ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

5.3%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

67.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

24.6%

Two or more races

2.4%

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

71.9 %

Big Spring ISD: 56.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

71.4 %

Big Spring ISD: 66.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

4.6 %

Big Spring ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

71.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.6%

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

4.1 %

Big Spring ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Big Spring ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12.7 %

Big Spring ISD: 15.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

4.1%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

12.7%

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)

C

Big Spring ISD: D

Student achievement (2018-2019)

D

Big Spring ISD: D

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Big Spring ISD: C

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Big Spring ISD: F

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.

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

11.7 %

Big Spring ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Big Spring ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

22.7 %

Big Spring ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Big Spring ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.1 %

Big Spring ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Big Spring ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

9.5 %

Big Spring ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Big Spring ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

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

47.3

African American

5.9 (12.6%)

Big Spring ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1.8 (3.9%)

Big Spring ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.7 (12.1%)

Big Spring ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33 (69.9%)

Big Spring ISD: 69.8%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.7 (1.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

4.3 (9%)

Big Spring ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

36.1 (76.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

6.9 (14.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 1.1%

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

12.5

Big Spring ISD: 13.7

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

7 years

Big Spring ISD: 8.2 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

$46,812

Big Spring ISD: $49,081

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$37,707

Big Spring ISD: $38,801

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$43,881

Big Spring ISD: $44,495

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$50,393

Big Spring ISD: $51,157

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$59,028

Big Spring ISD: $56,553

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,061

Big Spring ISD: $62,538

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$64,263

Big Spring ISD: $61,043

Statewide: $69,974

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