Accountability rating

B

Center ISD: B

Total students

639

Avg. teacher experience

13.5 years

Center ISD: 12.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.4 %

Center ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 90%

Center High School is a high school in Center, TX, in the Center ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 639 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 52.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,804, which is $6,318 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Center High School was 969. The average ACT score was 17.0. In the Class of 2018, 94.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.3%.

Contact information

Address

658 Roughrider Dr
Center, TX 75935-3598

Office phone number

(936) 598-6173

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Center High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

639

African American

117 (18.3%)

Center ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

13 (2%)

Center ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

268 (41.9%)

Center ISD: 44%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

234 (36.6%)

Center ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

7 (1.1%)

Center ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

18.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.0%

Hispanic

41.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

36.6%

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

52.9 %

Center ISD: 63.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

72 %

Center ISD: 80.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

13.5 %

Center ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

52.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.5%

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

12.8 %

Center ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

94.4 %

Center ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.2 %

Center ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.4 %

Center ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

12.8%

Career and technical

94.4%

Gifted and talented

7.2%

Special education

11.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Center ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Center ISD: C

School progress

B

Center ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Center 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 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

94.4 %

Center ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

86.5 %

Center ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

80 %

Center ISD: 80%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96.6 %

Center ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

98.2 %

Center ISD: 97%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

80.0%

Hispanic

96.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

98.2%

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

0.3 %

Center ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0.7 %

Center ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.4 %

Center ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Center ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Center 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

3.6 %

Center ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

14.3 %

Center ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Center ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

8.3 %

Center ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

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

27.3 %

Center ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

33.3 %

Center ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Center 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

969

Center ISD: 969

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

17.0

Center ISD: 17.0

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

41.6 %

Center ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

20.1 %

Center ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

17.5 %

Center ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

41.6%

Math

20.1%

Reading + Math

17.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

56.6

African American

5 (8.8%)

Center ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Center ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

3 (5.3%)

Center ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

48.6 (85.9%)

Center ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Center 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 (1.8%)

Center ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

42.6 (75.3%)

Center ISD: 81.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

13 (23%)

Center ISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Center 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

11.3

Center ISD: 12.9

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

13.5 years

Center ISD: 12.7 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

$47,804

Center ISD: $45,809

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$37,649

Center ISD: $36,150

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$40,098

Center ISD: $39,340

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$43,893

Center ISD: $42,053

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$50,724

Center ISD: $48,744

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,782

Center ISD: $55,610

Statewide: $62,039

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