Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Denton ISD: B

Total students

900

Avg. teacher experience

7.4 years

Denton ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Denton ISD: 96.9%

Statewide: 90%

Bettye Myers Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Shady Shores, TX, in the Denton ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 900 students. 31.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 25.3% 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 $57,965, which is $874 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 7.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

131 Garza Rd
Shady Shores, TX 76208

Office phone number

(940) 369-1500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bettye Myers Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

900

African American

200 (22.2%)

Denton ISD: 17.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.7%)

Denton ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

33 (3.7%)

Denton ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

347 (38.6%)

Denton ISD: 32.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

4 (0.4%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

291 (32.3%)

Denton ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

19 (2.1%)

Denton ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

22.2%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

3.7%

Hispanic

38.6%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

32.3%

Two or more races

2.1%

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

31.6 %

Denton ISD: 32%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

60.6 %

Denton ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

25.3 %

Denton ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

31.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

60.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.3%

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

25.3 %

Denton ISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

52 %

Denton ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

15.2 %

Denton ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13 %

Denton ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

25.3%

Career and technical

52.0%

Gifted and talented

15.2%

Special education

13.0%

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

Denton ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Denton ISD: B

School progress

B

Denton ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Denton 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 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

71.9

African American

15.9 (22.1%)

Denton ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.4%)

Denton ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

15.5 (21.6%)

Denton ISD: 14.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

36.5 (50.8%)

Denton ISD: 74.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3 (4.2%)

Denton ISD: 1.6%

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%)

Denton ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

48.5 (67.5%)

Denton ISD: 68.8%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

23.4 (32.5%)

Denton ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Denton 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.5

Denton ISD: 13.1

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

7.4 years

Denton ISD: 10.3 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

$57,965

Denton ISD: $59,377

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$54,432

Denton ISD: $54,825

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,630

Denton ISD: $55,823

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$58,333

Denton ISD: $58,865

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,100

Denton ISD: $61,161

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$73,193

Denton ISD: $66,769

Statewide: $65,449

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