Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

Total students

1,561

Avg. teacher experience

8.4 years

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Thornton Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Katy, TX, in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,561 students. 62.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,287, which is $3,646 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.cfisd.net

Address

19802 Kieth Harrow Blvd
Katy, TX 77449-7004

Office phone number

(281) 856-1500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Thornton Middle School 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 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,561

African American

503 (32.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

13 (0.8%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

67 (4.3%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

854 (54.7%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.2%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

93 (6%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

28 (1.8%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

32.2%

American Indian

0.8%

Asian

4.3%

Hispanic

54.7%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

6.0%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

62.9 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 48.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

75.7 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 54.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.4 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

62.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

9.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

9.1%

Gifted and talented

4.1%

Special education

9.6%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Cypress-Fairbanks 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

5.1 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

4.5 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

5.2 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.6 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

10.8 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

101.6

African American

48.5 (47.7%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3.9 (3.8%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

16.2 (16%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32 (31.5%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 61.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (1%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

66.4 (65.3%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

34.2 (33.7%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 28%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (1%)

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

15.4

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 15

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

8.4 years

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$61,287

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $62,727

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$50,433

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $55,068

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$58,288

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $58,570

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$61,492

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $61,414

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$64,836

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $64,767

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$72,296

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $71,406

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$77,606

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: $79,346

Statewide: $69,974

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