Accountability rating

B

Kemp ISD: B

Total students

456

Avg. teacher experience

10.1 years

Kemp ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

99 %

Kemp ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 90%

Kemp High School is a high school in Kemp, TX, in the Kemp ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 456 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 53.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,100, which is $5,022 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Kemp High School was 1075. The average ACT score was 21.0. In the Class of 2018, 99% 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.kempisd.org

Address

220 State Hwy 274
Kemp, TX 75143-9396

Office phone number

(903) 498-1401

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kemp High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

456

African American

11 (2.4%)

Kemp ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.7%)

Kemp ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Kemp ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

116 (25.4%)

Kemp ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

309 (67.8%)

Kemp ISD: 66.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

16 (3.5%)

Kemp ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

2.4%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

25.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

67.8%

Two or more races

3.5%

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

53.1 %

Kemp ISD: 48.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

61 %

Kemp ISD: 71.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

5 %

Kemp ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

53.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

61.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.0%

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

4.8 %

Kemp ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

96.9 %

Kemp ISD: 40%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.8 %

Kemp ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.9 %

Kemp ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.8%

Career and technical

96.9%

Gifted and talented

4.8%

Special education

12.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Kemp ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Kemp ISD: B

School progress

B

Kemp ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Kemp 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 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

99 %

Kemp ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

93.8 %

Kemp ISD: 89.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Kemp ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

93.8%

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 %

Kemp ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.8 %

Kemp ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.5 %

Kemp ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Kemp ISD: 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

4.7 %

Kemp ISD: 4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

2.6 %

Kemp ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

5.6 %

Kemp ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

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

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

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

1075

Kemp ISD: 1075

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

21.0

Kemp ISD: 21.0

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

61.6 %

Kemp ISD: 48.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

47.5 %

Kemp ISD: 36.8%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

46.5 %

Kemp ISD: 36%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

61.6%

Math

47.5%

Reading + Math

46.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

37.2

African American

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (5.3%)

Kemp ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

35.3 (94.7%)

Kemp ISD: 92.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Kemp 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

1 (2.7%)

Kemp ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

26.5 (71%)

Kemp ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

8.8 (23.6%)

Kemp ISD: 21.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (2.7%)

Kemp ISD: 0.8%

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

12.2

Kemp ISD: 13.7

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

10.1 years

Kemp ISD: 11.3 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

$49,100

Kemp ISD: $47,812

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$43,247

Kemp ISD: $41,673

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$42,586

Kemp ISD: $42,171

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,055

Kemp ISD: $44,807

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$57,648

Kemp ISD: $52,641

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,756

Kemp ISD: $55,944

Statewide: $62,039

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