Total students

86,869

Students per teacher

15.5

Statewide: 15.2

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

85.2 %

Statewide: 89%

Fort Worth ISD is a school district in Fort Worth, TX. As of the 2015-2016 school year, it had 86,869 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 74% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 30.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,455, which is $4,564 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience. The average SAT score at Fort Worth ISD was 1215. The average ACT score was 18.3. In the 2015-2016 class, 85.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.9%.

Contact information

Website

www.fwisd.org

Superintendent

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Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

86,869

African American

19,856 (22.9%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

130 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1,619 (1.9%)

Statewide: 4%

Hispanic

54,279 (62.5%)

Statewide: 52.2%

Pacific Islander

64 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

9,688 (11.2%)

Statewide: 28.5%

Two or more races

1,233 (1.4%)

Statewide: 2.1%

African American

22.9%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

1.9%

Hispanic

62.5%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

11.2%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

74 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

75.7 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

31 %

Statewide: 18.5%

At-risk students

74.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

31.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2015-2016 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

30.1 %

Statewide: 18.3%

Career and Technical

21.7 %

Statewide: 24.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.3 %

Statewide: 7.7%

Special Education

7.7 %

Statewide: 8.6%

Bilingual/ESL

30.1%

Career and technical

21.7%

Gifted and talented

9.3%

Special education

7.7%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2016 Accountability Manual.

Accountability rating

Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2011-2012 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

85.2 %

Statewide: 89%

African American

83.7 %

Statewide: 85.2%

American Indian

66.7 %

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

66.4 %

Statewide: 95.4%

Hispanic

86.1 %

Statewide: 86.5%

Pacific Islander

50 %

Statewide: 88.7%

White

88.8 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

81.1 %

Statewide: 92.1%

African American

83.7%

American Indian

66.7%

Asian

66.4%

Hispanic

86.1%

Pacific Islander

50.0%

White

88.8%

Two or more races

81.1%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 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

2.9 %

Statewide: 2.1%

American Indian

8.3 %

Statewide: 2.8%

African American

3.3 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

6.4 %

Statewide: 0.8%

Hispanic

2.8 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Pacific Islander

4.5 %

Statewide: 2.1%

White

2.1 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

2.2 %

Statewide: 1.5%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

41.4 %

Statewide: 24.9%

African American

33.1 %

Statewide: 16.6%

American Indian

40.9 %

Statewide: 19.6%

Asian

50 %

Statewide: 58.3%

Hispanic

38.9 %

Statewide: 22.5%

Pacific Islander

22.2 %

Statewide: 25.3%

White

62 %

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

57.6 %

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 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

25.8 %

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

9.2 %

Statewide: 27.2%

American Indian

33.3 %

Statewide: 48.9%

Asian

44.1 %

Statewide: 72%

Hispanic

19.8 %

Statewide: 36.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 51.2%

White

52.4 %

Statewide: 62.9%

Two or more races

32.7 %

Statewide: 61.7%

SAT

The average SAT score for 2015-2016, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400.

Avg. SAT score

1215

Statewide: 1394

ACT

The average ACT composite score for 2015-2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.3

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the class of 2015.

English

26 %

Statewide: 42%

Math

20 %

Statewide: 38%

English + Math

18 %

Statewide: 35%

English

26.0%

Math

20.0%

English + Math

18.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

5,602.9

African American

1,257.7 (22.4%)

Statewide: 10.1%

American Indian

17 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

88.4 (1.6%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

1,173.7 (20.9%)

Statewide: 26%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3,054 (54.5%)

Statewide: 60.8%

Two or more races

11 (0.2%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

26.4 (0.5%)

Statewide: 1%

Bachelor's

3,957 (70.6%)

Statewide: 74.7%

Master's

1,560.1 (27.8%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

59.5 (1.1%)

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2015-2016.

Students per teacher

15.5

Statewide: 15.2

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2015-2016 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

10.2 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

$56,455

Statewide: $51,891

Beginner

$50,877

Statewide: $45,507

1 to 5 years

$52,051

Statewide: $47,996

6 to 10 years

$54,545

Statewide: $50,459

11 to 20 years

$57,888

Statewide: $53,794

20+ years

$69,644

Statewide: $60,613

All campuses

Elementary schools

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