Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Cedar Hill ISD: B

Total students

779

Avg. teacher experience

8 years

Cedar Hill ISD: 9.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Cedar Hill ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 90%

Bessie Coleman Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Cedar Hill, TX, in the Cedar Hill ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 779 students. 46% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,321, which is $1,230 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.chisd.com/schools/cms

Address

1208 Pleasant Run Rd
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Office phone number

(972) 293-4505

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bessie Coleman 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

779

African American

564 (72.4%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 66.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.6%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.8%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

150 (19.3%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24 (3.1%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

30 (3.9%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

72.4%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

19.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.1%

Two or more races

3.9%

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

46 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 40.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

75 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 68.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.2 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

46.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.2%

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

6.4 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

49.9 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 39.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

3.9 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.7 %

Cedar Hill ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

6.4%

Career and technical

49.9%

Gifted and talented

3.9%

Special education

8.7%

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 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

Cedar Hill ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Cedar Hill ISD: C

School progress

C

Cedar Hill ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Cedar Hill ISD: C

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) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

42.7

African American

30 (70.2%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 59.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.2 (9.7%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.5 (10.6%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

4 (9.4%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 3.2%

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%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

31.7 (74.3%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

10 (23.4%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (2.3%)

Cedar Hill ISD: 0.6%

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

18.3

Cedar Hill ISD: 16.7

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

8 years

Cedar Hill ISD: 9.3 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

$58,321

Cedar Hill ISD: $58,898

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$57,701

Cedar Hill ISD: $51,525

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,147

Cedar Hill ISD: $56,425

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$58,089

Cedar Hill ISD: $58,420

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,176

Cedar Hill ISD: $60,703

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,861

Cedar Hill ISD: $67,485

Statewide: $65,449

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