Accountability rating

B

Harlingen CISD: B

Total students

1,544

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96 %

Harlingen CISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90%

Harlingen H S - South is a high school in Harlingen, TX, in the Harlingen CISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,544 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 44% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,086, which is $36 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Harlingen H S - South was 999. The average ACT score was 19.6. In the Class of 2018, 96% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisd.org/south

Address

407 N 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen, TX 78550

Office phone number

(956) 427-3800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harlingen H S - South are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,544

African American

7 (0.5%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (0.5%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,420 (92%)

Harlingen CISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

103 (6.7%)

Harlingen CISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

6 (0.4%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

92.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.7%

Two or more races

0.4%

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

44 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

72.4 %

Harlingen CISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

44.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

91.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.2 %

Harlingen CISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

7.1%

Career and technical

91.8%

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

13.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Harlingen CISD: B

Student achievement

B

Harlingen CISD: B

School progress

B

Harlingen CISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Harlingen 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

96 %

Harlingen CISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

95.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Harlingen CISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

95.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

0.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

11.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

27.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

50 %

Harlingen CISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

25.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

57.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

43.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 44%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 80%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

41.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 42.2%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

54.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

999

Harlingen CISD: 1008

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.6

Harlingen CISD: 19.0

Statewide: 20.6

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

69.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

49.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

46.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 47.6%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

69.5%

Math

49.9%

Reading + Math

46.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

111.9

African American

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

84.4 (75.4%)

Harlingen CISD: 82.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.7 (23%)

Harlingen CISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1.8 (1.6%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

7.6 (6.8%)

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

73.3 (65.5%)

Harlingen CISD: 77.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

28.9 (25.8%)

Harlingen CISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2.1 (1.9%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

13.8

Harlingen CISD: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

12.6 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 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

$54,086

Harlingen CISD: $53,397

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,444

Harlingen CISD: $48,387

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,320

Harlingen CISD: $49,518

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,615

Harlingen CISD: $50,624

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,879

Harlingen CISD: $53,922

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,533

Harlingen CISD: $62,143

Statewide: $62,039

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