Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Total students

458

Avg. teacher experience

8.5 years

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 90%

West Brazos Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in West Columbia, TX, in the Columbia-Brazoria ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 458 students. 50.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.4% 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 $56,374, which is $717 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.cbisd.com

Address

P O Box 158
West Columbia, TX 77486-0158

Office phone number

(979) 799-1700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in West Brazos Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

458

African American

33 (7.2%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

126 (27.5%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

278 (60.7%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 58.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

17 (3.7%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

7.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

27.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.7%

Two or more races

3.7%

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

50.9 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

55 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 58.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.3 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

50.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

55.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.3%

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

4.4 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

22.5 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.6 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.2 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

4.4%

Career and technical

22.5%

Gifted and talented

6.6%

Special education

9.2%

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

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

School progress

C

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Columbia-Brazoria 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

32.8

African American

3 (9.2%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 8%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.9 (24.1%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

21.9 (66.8%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 78.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria 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 (3.1%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

26.8 (81.7%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 84.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

5 (15.3%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

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

14

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 14.3

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

8.5 years

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 9.9 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

$56,374

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $57,388

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$53,764

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $54,102

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,636

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $54,724

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,500

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $56,587

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$59,158

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $58,951

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,942

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $64,353

Statewide: $65,449

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