Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Blum ISD: B

Total students

368

Avg. teacher experience

10.3 years

Blum ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Blum ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Blum Isd is an elementary/secondary school in Blum, TX, in the Blum ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 368 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 46.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $46,839, which is $10,252 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Blum Isd was 1043. In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 520
Blum, TX 76627-0520

Office phone number

(254) 874-5231

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Blum Isd are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

368

African American

8 (2.2%)

Blum ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.5%)

Blum ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

42 (11.4%)

Blum ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

307 (83.4%)

Blum ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

9 (2.4%)

Blum ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.2%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

11.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

83.4%

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

46.2 %

Blum ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

60.9 %

Blum ISD: 60.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.1 %

Blum ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

46.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

60.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.1%

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

1.1 %

Blum ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

34.8 %

Blum ISD: 34.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.2 %

Blum ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.6 %

Blum ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

1.1%

Career and technical

34.8%

Gifted and talented

5.2%

Special education

13.6%

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

B

Blum ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Blum ISD: B

School progress

B

Blum ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Blum 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Blum ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Blum ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Blum ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Blum ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

Masked

Blum ISD: Masked

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Blum ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Blum ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1043

Blum ISD: 1043

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Blum ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

80.8 %

Blum ISD: 80.8%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

73.1 %

Blum ISD: 73.1%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

69.2 %

Blum ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

80.8%

Math

73.1%

Reading + Math

69.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

29.7

African American

0 (0%)

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (3.2%)

Blum ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.9 (9.7%)

Blum ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Blum ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.9 (87.1%)

Blum ISD: 87.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Blum 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

1 (3.2%)

Blum ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

28 (94.3%)

Blum ISD: 94.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

0.7 (2.5%)

Blum ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Blum 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

12.4

Blum ISD: 12.4

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

10.3 years

Blum ISD: 10.3 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

$46,839

Blum ISD: $46,839

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$33,235

Blum ISD: $33,235

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$39,266

Blum ISD: $39,266

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,180

Blum ISD: $44,180

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,149

Blum ISD: $52,149

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,104

Blum ISD: $64,104

Statewide: $65,449

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