Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Goose Creek CISD: B

Total students

1,210

Avg. teacher experience

9.2 years

Goose Creek CISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Goose Creek CISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 90%

Highlands Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Baytown, TX, in the Goose Creek CISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,210 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 42.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $62,981, which is $5,890 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 30
Baytown, TX 77522-0030

Office phone number

(281) 420-4695

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Highlands Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Ethnicity

Total students

1,210

African American

179 (14.8%)

Goose Creek CISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

42 (3.5%)

Goose Creek CISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

680 (56.2%)

Goose Creek CISD: 63.2%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

272 (22.5%)

Goose Creek CISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

34 (2.8%)

Goose Creek CISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

14.8%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

3.5%

Hispanic

56.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

22.5%

Two or more races

2.8%

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

42.8 %

Goose Creek CISD: 53.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

59.4 %

Goose Creek CISD: 69.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

11.7 %

Goose Creek CISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

42.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

10.7 %

Goose Creek CISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

4.4 %

Goose Creek CISD: 25.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

11 %

Goose Creek CISD: 8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10 %

Goose Creek CISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

10.7%

Career and technical

4.4%

Gifted and talented

11.0%

Special education

10.0%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Goose Creek CISD: B

Student achievement

B

Goose Creek CISD: B

School progress

B

Goose Creek CISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Goose Creek 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

69.3

African American

13.5 (19.5%)

Goose Creek CISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (2.9%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8 (11.6%)

Goose Creek CISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

2 (2.9%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

43.8 (63.2%)

Goose Creek CISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.9 (1.3%)

Goose Creek CISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

46 (66.4%)

Goose Creek CISD: 72.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

22.4 (32.3%)

Goose Creek CISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Goose Creek CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

17.5

Goose Creek CISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

9.2 years

Goose Creek CISD: 10.6 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

$62,981

Goose Creek CISD: $63,838

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$58,442

Goose Creek CISD: $59,048

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$59,779

Goose Creek CISD: $59,807

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,338

Goose Creek CISD: $62,914

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$65,157

Goose Creek CISD: $65,528

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,350

Goose Creek CISD: $72,098

Statewide: $65,449

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