Accountability rating

C

Big Spring ISD: D

Total students

637

Avg. teacher experience

8.8 years

Big Spring ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Big Spring ISD: 88.3%

Statewide: 90%

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 2018-2019 school year, it had 637 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 59.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,526, which is $9,596 less than the state average.

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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 2008 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

Ethnicity

Total students

637

African American

38 (6%)

Big Spring ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

419 (65.8%)

Big Spring ISD: 66.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

164 (25.7%)

Big Spring ISD: 24.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (1.9%)

Big Spring ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

6.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

65.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

25.7%

Two or more races

1.9%

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

59.8 %

Big Spring ISD: 51.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

65.8 %

Big Spring ISD: 70%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.8 %

Big Spring ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

59.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

65.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.8%

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

3.5 %

Big Spring ISD: 4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

27.9 %

Big Spring ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.1 %

Big Spring ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.3 %

Big Spring ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.5%

Career and technical

27.9%

Gifted and talented

7.1%

Special education

11.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Big Spring ISD: D

Student achievement

D

Big Spring ISD: D

School progress

C

Big Spring ISD: C

Closing the gaps

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

45

African American

2.9 (6.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0.7 (1.5%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.6 (5.7%)

Big Spring ISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

37.3 (83%)

Big Spring ISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1.5 (3.3%)

Big Spring 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 Spring ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

35.1 (78%)

Big Spring ISD: 77.2%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.9 (22%)

Big Spring ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Big Spring ISD: 1.2%

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

14.2

Big Spring ISD: 15.6

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

8.8 years

Big Spring ISD: 9.4 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

$44,526

Big Spring ISD: $46,808

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$34,316

Big Spring ISD: $37,660

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$42,472

Big Spring ISD: $42,102

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$47,202

Big Spring ISD: $46,985

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,371

Big Spring ISD: $53,623

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,190

Big Spring ISD: $60,105

Statewide: $62,039

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