Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Grand Prairie ISD: B

Total students

973

Avg. teacher experience

9.6 years

Grand Prairie ISD: 8.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Grand Prairie ISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 90%

Andrew Jackson Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Grand Prairie, TX, in the Grand Prairie ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 973 students. 75.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 27.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,482, which is $2,391 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.gpisd.org/jackson

Address

3504 Corn Valley Rd
Grand Prairie, TX 75052-5718

Office phone number

(972) 264-2704

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Andrew Jackson Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

973

African American

187 (19.2%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.5%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

25 (2.6%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

660 (67.8%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 65.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.3%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

77 (7.9%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

16 (1.6%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

19.2%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

2.6%

Hispanic

67.8%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

7.9%

Two or more races

1.6%

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

75.1 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 65.6%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

82.5 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 75.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

28.4 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

75.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

82.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

28.4%

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

27.6 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 33.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

14.8 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

3.2 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7 %

Grand Prairie ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

27.6%

Career and technical

14.8%

Gifted and talented

3.2%

Special education

7.0%

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

C

Grand Prairie ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Grand Prairie ISD: C

School progress

B

Grand Prairie ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Grand Prairie 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

60.2

African American

20 (33.2%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

9 (14.9%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

29.8 (49.5%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 49.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1.5 (2.4%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 2.4%

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%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

39.9 (66.3%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

20.3 (33.7%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 26%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Grand Prairie ISD: 0.9%

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

16.2

Grand Prairie ISD: 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

9.6 years

Grand Prairie ISD: 8.8 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

$59,482

Grand Prairie ISD: $58,986

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$55,250

Grand Prairie ISD: $54,814

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$57,348

Grand Prairie ISD: $57,154

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,833

Grand Prairie ISD: $58,538

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,470

Grand Prairie ISD: $60,746

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,084

Grand Prairie ISD: $65,981

Statewide: $65,449

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