Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Bland ISD: A

Total students

172

Avg. teacher experience

14.9 years

Bland ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Bland ISD: 98%

Statewide: 90%

Bland Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Merit, TX, in the Bland ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 172 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 37.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 18% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,167, which is $3,924 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 216
Merit, TX 75458-0216

Office phone number

(903) 776-2239

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bland Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

172

African American

3 (1.7%)

Bland ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.6%)

Bland ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.6%)

Bland ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

78 (45.3%)

Bland ISD: 40.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

87 (50.6%)

Bland ISD: 55.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (1.2%)

Bland ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.7%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

45.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

50.6%

Two or more races

1.2%

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

37.8 %

Bland ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

57.6 %

Bland ISD: 53.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

18 %

Bland ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

37.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

57.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.0%

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

18 %

Bland ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

86.6 %

Bland ISD: 47.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

11 %

Bland ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.9 %

Bland ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

18.0%

Career and technical

86.6%

Gifted and talented

11.0%

Special education

9.9%

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

C

Bland ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Bland ISD: A

School progress

B

Bland ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

Bland 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).

Total teacher FTEs

15.1

African American

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.3 (1.9%)

Bland ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14.8 (98.1%)

Bland ISD: 95%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Bland ISD: 0%

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%)

Bland ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

10.9 (72%)

Bland ISD: 76.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.2 (28%)

Bland ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Bland 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

11.4

Bland ISD: 12

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

14.9 years

Bland ISD: 13.5 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

$53,167

Bland ISD: $52,901

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Bland ISD: $36,410

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$40,040

Bland ISD: $41,746

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$46,603

Bland ISD: $47,815

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,863

Bland ISD: $57,185

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,985

Bland ISD: $61,215

Statewide: $65,449

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