Accountability rating

A

Denton ISD: B

Total students

913

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Denton ISD: 11.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Denton ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

Harpool Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Argyle, TX, in the Denton ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 913 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 25.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,955, which is $3,833 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

9601 Stacee Ln
Argyle, TX 76266

Office phone number

(940) 369-1700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harpool 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

913

African American

59 (6.5%)

Denton ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Denton ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

40 (4.4%)

Denton ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

159 (17.4%)

Denton ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

637 (69.8%)

Denton ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

16 (1.8%)

Denton ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

6.5%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

4.4%

Hispanic

17.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

69.8%

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

25.5 %

Denton ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

12.2 %

Denton ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

4.9 %

Denton ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

25.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

12.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.9%

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

4.9 %

Denton ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

19.3 %

Denton ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

18.8 %

Denton ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.1 %

Denton ISD: 11%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.9%

Career and technical

19.3%

Gifted and talented

18.8%

Special education

9.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Denton ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Denton ISD: B

School progress

B

Denton ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

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

65

African American

1 (1.5%)

Denton ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (3.1%)

Denton ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (3.1%)

Denton ISD: 14%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

58 (89.2%)

Denton ISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

2 (3.1%)

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

2.1 (3.2%)

Denton ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

43 (66.2%)

Denton ISD: 64.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

19.8 (30.5%)

Denton ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.1 (0.1%)

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

14

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

14.4 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

$57,955

Denton ISD: $57,037

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,003

Denton ISD: $49,389

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$53,696

Denton ISD: $54,043

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,950

Denton ISD: $55,902

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,016

Denton ISD: $58,273

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,889

Denton ISD: $63,916

Statewide: $62,039

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