Accountability rating

B

Calhoun County ISD: B

Total students

1,120

Avg. teacher experience

15.9 years

Calhoun County ISD: 13.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.5 %

Calhoun County ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 90%

Calhoun High School is a high school in Port Lavaca, TX, in the Calhoun County ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,120 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 43% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,098, which is $3,024 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Calhoun High School was 1036. The average ACT score was 15.1. In the Class of 2018, 95.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.7%.

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Contact information

Address

201 Sandcrab Blvd
Port Lavaca, TX 77979-2489

Office phone number

(361) 552-3775

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Calhoun High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,120

African American

19 (1.7%)

Calhoun County ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.4%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

72 (6.4%)

Calhoun County ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

706 (63%)

Calhoun County ISD: 63.2%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

307 (27.4%)

Calhoun County ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (1.1%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.7%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

6.4%

Hispanic

63.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

27.4%

Two or more races

1.1%

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

43 %

Calhoun County ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

59.7 %

Calhoun County ISD: 67.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7 %

Calhoun County ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

43.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.0%

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

6.9 %

Calhoun County ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

96.4 %

Calhoun County ISD: 35.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.1 %

Calhoun County ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.8 %

Calhoun County ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.9%

Career and technical

96.4%

Gifted and talented

10.1%

Special education

9.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Calhoun County ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Calhoun County ISD: B

School progress

B

Calhoun County ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Calhoun County 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

95.5 %

Calhoun County ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Calhoun County ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Calhoun County ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

90.9 %

Calhoun County ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

94.9 %

Calhoun County ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

97 %

Calhoun County ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Calhoun County ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

90.9%

Hispanic

94.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

0.7 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Calhoun County ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.6 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

4.2 %

Calhoun County ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

21.7 %

Calhoun County ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

3.4 %

Calhoun County ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

3.7 %

Calhoun County ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

40 %

Calhoun County ISD: 40%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

20 %

Calhoun County ISD: 20%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

60 %

Calhoun County ISD: 60%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

20 %

Calhoun County ISD: 20%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Calhoun County ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

1036

Calhoun County ISD: 1036

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

15.1

Calhoun County ISD: 15.1

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 2018.

Reading

40.1 %

Calhoun County ISD: 34.8%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

25 %

Calhoun County ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

23.3 %

Calhoun County ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

40.1%

Math

25.0%

Reading + Math

23.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

85.2

African American

2 (2.3%)

Calhoun County ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.2%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

16.1 (18.9%)

Calhoun County ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Calhoun County ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

66.1 (77.6%)

Calhoun County ISD: 77.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Calhoun County 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

2.9 (3.4%)

Calhoun County ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

67.6 (79.4%)

Calhoun County ISD: 89%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

14.6 (17.2%)

Calhoun County ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Calhoun County 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

13.2

Calhoun County ISD: 14.5

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

15.9 years

Calhoun County ISD: 13.8 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

$51,098

Calhoun County ISD: $49,296

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$39,823

Calhoun County ISD: $40,824

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$42,693

Calhoun County ISD: $42,353

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$45,797

Calhoun County ISD: $44,735

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$51,650

Calhoun County ISD: $50,818

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$59,011

Calhoun County ISD: $57,902

Statewide: $62,039

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