Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Kemp ISD: B

Total students

391

Avg. teacher experience

13.7 years

Kemp ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Kemp ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90.3%

Kemp Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Kemp, TX, in the Kemp ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 391 students. 26.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.9% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,899, which is $1,742 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kempisd.org

Address

1000 Tolosa Rd
Kemp, TX 75143

Office phone number

(903) 498-1402

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kemp Junior High 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

391

African American

6 (1.5%)

Kemp ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Kemp ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

129 (33%)

Kemp ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

241 (61.6%)

Kemp ISD: 59.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

14 (3.6%)

Kemp ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

33.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

61.6%

Two or more races

3.6%

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

26.6 %

Kemp ISD: 42.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

77.2 %

Kemp ISD: 77.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

16.4 %

Kemp ISD: 15%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

26.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

16.4%

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

15.9 %

Kemp ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.1 %

Kemp ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

17.9 %

Kemp ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

15.9%

Gifted and talented

6.1%

Special education

17.9%

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)

C

Kemp ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Kemp ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Kemp ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

F

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.

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

9.6 %

Kemp ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Kemp ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Kemp ISD: 20%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.1 %

Kemp ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kemp ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

10.6 %

Kemp ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

16.7 %

Kemp ISD: 20.3%

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

33.9

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

3 (8.8%)

Kemp ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kemp ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.9 (91.2%)

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

30.6 (90.1%)

Kemp ISD: 80%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

3.4 (9.9%)

Kemp ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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

11.5

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

13.7 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

$55,899

Kemp ISD: $54,696

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$49,500

Kemp ISD: $47,078

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,202

Kemp ISD: $49,200

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,189

Kemp ISD: $52,040

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,813

Kemp ISD: $58,547

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,074

Kemp ISD: $64,654

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$58,377

Kemp ISD: $60,096

Statewide: $69,974

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