Accountability rating

D

Harlingen CISD: B

Total students

98

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

47.2 %

Harlingen CISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90%

Keys Acad is a high school in Harlingen, TX, in the Harlingen CISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 98 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 98% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,472, which is $2,350 more than the state average. In the Class of 2018, 47.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 16.5%.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisd.org/keys

Address

2809 N 7th St
Harlingen, TX 78550-7129

Office phone number

(956) 427-3220

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Keys Acad 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

98

African American

1 (1%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (1%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

92 (93.9%)

Harlingen CISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (4.1%)

Harlingen CISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

93.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

4.1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

98 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

95.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

6.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

98.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

95.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.1%

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

6.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

46.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

3.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.1%

Career and technical

46.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

3.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

D

Harlingen CISD: B

Student achievement

C

Harlingen CISD: B

School progress

B

Harlingen CISD: A

Closing the gaps

F

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

47.2 %

Harlingen CISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

45.6 %

Harlingen CISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

45.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

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

16.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

16.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

15.4 %

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

1.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

1.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

Masked

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

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 80%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 42.2%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 1008

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

Masked

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

13.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

6.6 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

3.3 %

Harlingen CISD: 47.6%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

13.1%

Math

6.6%

Reading + Math

3.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

11.9

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

10.4 (87.7%)

Harlingen CISD: 82.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1.5 (12.3%)

Harlingen CISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

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

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

10.9 (91.6%)

Harlingen CISD: 77.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1 (8.4%)

Harlingen CISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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

8.3

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

12.3 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

$56,472

Harlingen CISD: $53,397

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,726

Harlingen CISD: $48,387

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,331

Harlingen CISD: $49,518

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,871

Harlingen CISD: $50,624

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,109

Harlingen CISD: $53,922

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$66,474

Harlingen CISD: $62,143

Statewide: $62,039

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