Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Hale Center ISD: B

Total students

175

Avg. teacher experience

16 years

Hale Center ISD: 13.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.4 %

Hale Center ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

Hale Center High School is a high school in Hale Center, TX, in the Hale Center ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 175 students. 67.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.9% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 97.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.5% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Hale Center High School was 968 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.6.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,152, which is $1,489 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 16 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisdowls.net

Address

P O Box 1210
Hale Center, TX 79041-0590

Office phone number

(806) 839-2452

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Hale Center High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

175

African American

2 (1.1%)

Hale Center ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.6%)

Hale Center ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.6%)

Hale Center ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

123 (70.3%)

Hale Center ISD: 74.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

46 (26.3%)

Hale Center ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

2 (1.1%)

Hale Center ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.1%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

70.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

26.3%

Two or more races

1.1%

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

67.4 %

Hale Center ISD: 60.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

69.1 %

Hale Center ISD: 71.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.9 %

Hale Center ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

67.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.9%

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

6.9 %

Hale Center ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

2.9 %

Hale Center ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.4 %

Hale Center ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

6.9%

Gifted and talented

2.9%

Special education

11.4%

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)

B

Hale Center ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Hale Center ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Hale Center ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Hale Center ISD: C

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

97.4 %

Hale Center ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

96.6 %

Hale Center ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Hale Center ISD: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

96.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0.5 %

Hale Center ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Hale Center ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

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

6.6 %

Hale Center ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: 20%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.8 %

Hale Center ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.2 %

Hale Center ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Hale Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Hale Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

968

Hale Center ISD: 968

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.6

Hale Center ISD: 18.6

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

94.9 %

Hale Center ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

87.2 %

Hale Center ISD: 87.2%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

84.6 %

Hale Center ISD: 84.6%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

94.9%

Math

87.2%

Reading + Math

84.6%

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

19.4

African American

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.3 (11.8%)

Hale Center ISD: 16.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16.8 (86.6%)

Hale Center ISD: 80.1%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.3 (1.6%)

Hale Center ISD: 3.6%

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 (5%)

Hale Center ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

16.5 (85%)

Hale Center ISD: 83.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

1.9 (10%)

Hale Center ISD: 14.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

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

9

Hale Center ISD: 11.5

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

16 years

Hale Center ISD: 13.9 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

$56,152

Hale Center ISD: $52,977

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$39,175

Hale Center ISD: $35,204

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$39,117

Hale Center ISD: $40,939

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$44,613

Hale Center ISD: $47,278

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,390

Hale Center ISD: $57,320

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$62,275

Hale Center ISD: $61,724

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$61,136

Hale Center ISD: $61,117

Statewide: $69,974

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