Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Kemp ISD: B

Total students

449

Avg. teacher experience

11.5 years

Kemp ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.1 %

Kemp ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90.3%

Kemp High School is a high school in Kemp, TX, in the Kemp ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 449 students. 37% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.9% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 94.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.2% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Kemp High School was 961 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 19.3.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,031, which is $1,610 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.5 years of experience.

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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 22.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

449

African American

12 (2.7%)

Kemp ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

Kemp ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Kemp ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

144 (32.1%)

Kemp ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

271 (60.4%)

Kemp ISD: 59.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

18 (4%)

Kemp ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

2.7%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

32.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.4%

Two or more races

4.0%

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

37 %

Kemp ISD: 42.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

68.4 %

Kemp ISD: 77.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

11.1 %

Kemp ISD: 15%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

37.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

68.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.1%

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

10.9 %

Kemp ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.8 %

Kemp ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12.9 %

Kemp ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

10.9%

Gifted and talented

3.8%

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.

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)

B

Kemp ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Kemp ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Kemp ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

94.1 %

Kemp ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

92.9 %

Kemp ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

94.2 %

Kemp ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Kemp ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

92.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

1.2 %

Kemp ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Kemp ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.6 %

Kemp ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

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

14.9 %

Kemp ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

16.7 %

Kemp ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: 20%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10.1 %

Kemp ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

16.6 %

Kemp ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

20 %

Kemp ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: Masked

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

0 %

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

961

Kemp ISD: 961

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.3

Kemp ISD: 19.3

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

66.7 %

Kemp ISD: 65.9%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

58.6 %

Kemp ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

49.5 %

Kemp ISD: 48%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

66.7%

Math

58.6%

Reading + Math

49.5%

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

35.6

African American

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 (2.8%)

Kemp ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

34.6 (97.2%)

Kemp ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

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%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

24.8 (69.7%)

Kemp ISD: 80%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

9.8 (27.5%)

Kemp ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (2.8%)

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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

12.6

Kemp 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

11.5 years

Kemp ISD: 11.3 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

$56,031

Kemp ISD: $54,696

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$46,500

Kemp ISD: $47,078

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$50,234

Kemp ISD: $49,200

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,566

Kemp ISD: $52,040

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$60,195

Kemp ISD: $58,547

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,930

Kemp ISD: $64,654

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$63,800

Kemp ISD: $60,096

Statewide: $69,974

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