Accountability rating

Met standard

Edinburg CISD: A

Total students

1,389

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Edinburg CISD: 13.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Edinburg CISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

Betty Harwell Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Edinburg, TX, in the Edinburg CISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,389 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 69.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 44.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,562, which is $228 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

P O Box 990
Edinburg, TX 78540-0990

Office phone number

(956) 289-2440

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Betty Harwell Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,389

African American

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

1,387 (99.9%)

Edinburg CISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

2 (0.1%)

Edinburg CISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

69.5 %

Edinburg CISD: 56.4%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

97 %

Edinburg CISD: 86.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

44.5 %

Edinburg CISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

69.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

97.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

44.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

44.4 %

Edinburg CISD: 31.3%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

7.3 %

Edinburg CISD: 25.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.5 %

Edinburg CISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

5.6 %

Edinburg CISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

44.4%

Career and technical

7.3%

Gifted and talented

3.5%

Special education

5.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Edinburg CISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Edinburg CISD: B

School progress

N/A

Edinburg CISD: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Edinburg CISD: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

99.4

African American

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

93.4 (94%)

Edinburg CISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

1 (1%)

Edinburg CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

5 (5%)

Edinburg CISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.1%

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%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

85.2 (85.7%)

Edinburg CISD: 78.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

14.2 (14.3%)

Edinburg CISD: 20.9%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Edinburg CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

14

Edinburg CISD: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

10 years

Edinburg CISD: 13.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$53,562

Edinburg CISD: $56,290

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$47,013

Edinburg CISD: $47,080

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$49,583

Edinburg CISD: $50,325

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$52,536

Edinburg CISD: $52,827

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$56,743

Edinburg CISD: $56,897

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$65,744

Edinburg CISD: $65,425

Statewide: $61,428

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