Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Galveston ISD: B

Total students

574

Avg. teacher experience

9.6 years

Galveston ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Galveston ISD: 88.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Austin Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Galveston, TX, in the Galveston ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 574 students. 25.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,341, which is $3,300 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.gisd.org

Address

1514 N 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550-8198

Office phone number

(409) 761-3500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Austin Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

574

African American

64 (11.1%)

Galveston ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Galveston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

28 (4.9%)

Galveston ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

231 (40.2%)

Galveston ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Galveston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

241 (42%)

Galveston ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

8 (1.4%)

Galveston ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

11.1%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

4.9%

Hispanic

40.2%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

42.0%

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

25.6 %

Galveston ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

58.9 %

Galveston ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

13.4 %

Galveston ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

25.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

12.9 %

Galveston ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

17.9 %

Galveston ISD: 5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.9 %

Galveston ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

12.9%

Gifted and talented

17.9%

Special education

9.9%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Galveston ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Galveston ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Galveston ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

Galveston 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

2 %

Galveston ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Galveston ISD: 21.1%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

3.2 %

Galveston ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.9 %

Galveston ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Galveston ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Galveston ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

2.7 %

Galveston ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Galveston ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

39.1

African American

4.4 (11.3%)

Galveston ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0.1 (0.3%)

Galveston ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0.3 (0.8%)

Galveston ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.4 (13.8%)

Galveston ISD: 21.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Galveston ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

27.4 (70.2%)

Galveston ISD: 60.8%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1.4 (3.6%)

Galveston ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1.3 (3.3%)

Galveston ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

28.7 (73.4%)

Galveston ISD: 73.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

9.1 (23.3%)

Galveston ISD: 23.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Galveston ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.7

Galveston ISD: 14.3

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

9.6 years

Galveston ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$54,341

Galveston ISD: $56,278

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$43,479

Galveston ISD: $44,241

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$54,878

Galveston ISD: $52,773

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$56,426

Galveston ISD: $56,506

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$55,805

Galveston ISD: $58,265

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,493

Galveston ISD: $65,445

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$52,370

Galveston ISD: $68,560

Statewide: $69,974

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