Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Dekalb ISD: B

Total students

254

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Dekalb ISD: 13.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Dekalb ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Dekalb High School is a high school in Dekalb, TX, in the Dekalb ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 254 students. 34.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average ACT score was 20.7.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,172, which is $1,919 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.dekalbisd.net

Address

152 W Maple St
Dekalb, TX 75559-1614

Office phone number

(903) 667-2422

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dekalb High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

254

African American

38 (15%)

Dekalb ISD: 17.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (1.6%)

Dekalb ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.4%)

Dekalb ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

33 (13%)

Dekalb ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

164 (64.6%)

Dekalb ISD: 60.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

14 (5.5%)

Dekalb ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

15.0%

American Indian

1.6%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

13.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

64.6%

Two or more races

5.5%

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

34.6 %

Dekalb ISD: 35.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

49.2 %

Dekalb ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

Dekalb ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

34.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

49.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

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

3.5 %

Dekalb ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

98 %

Dekalb ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

9.8 %

Dekalb ISD: 7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.8 %

Dekalb ISD: 11%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.5%

Career and technical

98.0%

Gifted and talented

9.8%

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.

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

B

Dekalb ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Dekalb ISD: B

School progress

B

Dekalb ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Dekalb 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Dekalb ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Dekalb ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Dekalb ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 %

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Dekalb ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

Masked

Dekalb ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.7

Dekalb ISD: 20.7

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

46.5 %

Dekalb ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

60.5 %

Dekalb ISD: 60.5%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

41.9 %

Dekalb ISD: 41.9%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

46.5%

Math

60.5%

Reading + Math

41.9%

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

22.6

African American

1 (4.4%)

Dekalb ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (8.8%)

Dekalb ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

19.6 (86.8%)

Dekalb ISD: 88.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 1.4%

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%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12.6 (55.5%)

Dekalb ISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

10.1 (44.5%)

Dekalb ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dekalb ISD: 0%

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

11.2

Dekalb ISD: 11.5

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

14.4 years

Dekalb ISD: 13.7 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

$55,172

Dekalb ISD: $51,608

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$36,000

Dekalb ISD: $39,020

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$47,050

Dekalb ISD: $42,882

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$45,765

Dekalb ISD: $45,346

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,085

Dekalb ISD: $52,753

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$67,710

Dekalb ISD: $61,122

Statewide: $65,449

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