Accountability rating

C

Denton ISD: B

Total students

858

Avg. teacher experience

8.2 years

Denton ISD: 11.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Denton ISD: 96.1%

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 2018-2019 school year, it had 858 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 35.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,090, which is $968 more than the state average.

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 2007 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

Ethnicity

Total students

858

African American

208 (24.2%)

Denton ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.7%)

Denton ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

29 (3.4%)

Denton ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

316 (36.8%)

Denton ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

285 (33.2%)

Denton ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

13 (1.5%)

Denton ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

24.2%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

3.4%

Hispanic

36.8%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

33.2%

Two or more races

1.5%

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

35.8 %

Denton ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

60.5 %

Denton ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

22 %

Denton ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

35.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

60.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.0%

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

22 %

Denton ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

21.3 %

Denton ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

13.1 %

Denton ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.2 %

Denton ISD: 11%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

22.0%

Career and technical

21.3%

Gifted and talented

13.1%

Special education

14.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

72.8

African American

17.4 (23.9%)

Denton ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

12.7 (17.5%)

Denton ISD: 14%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

40.7 (55.8%)

Denton ISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

2 (2.7%)

Denton ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

6.9 (9.5%)

Denton ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

41.5 (57%)

Denton ISD: 64.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

24.4 (33.6%)

Denton ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

11.8

Denton ISD: 13.4

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

8.2 years

Denton ISD: 11.1 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

$55,090

Denton ISD: $57,037

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$36,685

Denton ISD: $49,389

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$53,881

Denton ISD: $54,043

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,258

Denton ISD: $55,902

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,198

Denton ISD: $58,273

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$67,817

Denton ISD: $63,916

Statewide: $62,039

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