Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Hondo ISD: B

Total students

410

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Hondo ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Hondo ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

McDowell Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Hondo, TX, in the Hondo ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 410 students. 57.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.4% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $49,235, which is $8,406 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.hondoisd.net

Address

1602 27th St S
Hondo, TX 78861

Office phone number

(830) 426-2261

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in McDowell Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. 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 20.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

410

African American

4 (1%)

Hondo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

304 (74.1%)

Hondo ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.5%)

Hondo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

97 (23.7%)

Hondo ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

3 (0.7%)

Hondo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

74.1%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

23.7%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

57.6 %

Hondo ISD: 47.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

64.6 %

Hondo ISD: 63.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.4 %

Hondo ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

57.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.4%

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

2.4 %

Hondo ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.1 %

Hondo ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12 %

Hondo ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

2.4%

Gifted and talented

6.1%

Special education

12.0%

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 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)

C

Hondo ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Hondo ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Hondo ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Hondo 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.

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 %

Hondo ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Hondo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Hondo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.2 %

Hondo ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Hondo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.7 %

Hondo ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

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

36.6

African American

0.3 (0.8%)

Hondo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.9 (35.2%)

Hondo ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.4 (64%)

Hondo ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

29.6 (80.9%)

Hondo ISD: 77.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

7 (19.1%)

Hondo ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.7%

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

11.2

Hondo ISD: 12.7

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

9.8 years

Hondo ISD: 11.7 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

$49,235

Hondo ISD: $50,984

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Hondo ISD: $45,946

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$46,543

Hondo ISD: $46,784

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$47,850

Hondo ISD: $48,460

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$50,890

Hondo ISD: $53,066

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,604

Hondo ISD: $57,413

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$57,868

Hondo ISD: $57,868

Statewide: $69,974

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