Accountability rating

Met standard

Hidalgo ISD: A

Total students

1,019

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Hidalgo ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.2 %

Hidalgo ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 89.7%

Hidalgo Early College High School is a high school in Hidalgo, TX, in the Hidalgo ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,019 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 72.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 41.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,901, which is $2,433 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Hidalgo Early College High School was 904. The average ACT score was 16.8. In the Class of 2017, 96.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.6%.

Contact information

Website

hechs.hidalgo-isd.org/

Address

P O Box 8220
Hidalgo, TX 78557-8220

Office phone number

(956) 843-4301

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Hidalgo Early College High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

1,019

African American

1 (0.1%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

1,016 (99.7%)

Hidalgo ISD: 99.8%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

2 (0.2%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.2%

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

72.9 %

Hidalgo ISD: 75.3%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

88.7 %

Hidalgo ISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

41.5 %

Hidalgo ISD: 57%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

72.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

41.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

41.5 %

Hidalgo ISD: 57%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

87.9 %

Hidalgo ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

14 %

Hidalgo ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

5.6 %

Hidalgo ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

41.5%

Career and technical

87.9%

Gifted and talented

14.0%

Special education

5.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Hidalgo ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Hidalgo 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

96.2 %

Hidalgo ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

96.7 %

Hidalgo ISD: 92%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

96.7%

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 2016-2017 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

0.6 %

Hidalgo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.5 %

Hidalgo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

45.9 %

Hidalgo ISD: 43.3%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

46 %

Hidalgo ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

26.1 %

Hidalgo ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

26.3 %

Hidalgo ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

Masked

Hidalgo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Hidalgo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

904

Hidalgo ISD: 903

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.8

Hidalgo ISD: 16.5

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

64.9 %

Hidalgo ISD: 61.3%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

65.9 %

Hidalgo ISD: 61.8%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

55.1 %

Hidalgo ISD: 51.1%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

64.9%

Math

65.9%

Reading + Math

55.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

77.6

African American

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

9 (11.6%)

Hidalgo ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

65.3 (84.2%)

Hidalgo ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

3.3 (4.2%)

Hidalgo ISD: 4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (2.6%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

48.4 (62.4%)

Hidalgo ISD: 79.4%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

27.2 (35%)

Hidalgo ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hidalgo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.1

Hidalgo ISD: 13.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

Hidalgo ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$50,901

Hidalgo ISD: $50,768

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$45,200

Hidalgo ISD: $45,833

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$46,102

Hidalgo ISD: $46,052

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$47,602

Hidalgo ISD: $47,577

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$52,565

Hidalgo ISD: $52,147

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$60,193

Hidalgo ISD: $60,904

Statewide: $61,428

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