Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Kilgore ISD: B

Total students

1,140

Avg. teacher experience

14.7 years

Kilgore ISD: 13.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

Kilgore High School is a high school in Kilgore, TX, in the Kilgore ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,140 students. 53.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.5% 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.

In the Class of 2020, 92.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.4% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Kilgore High School was 1020 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 20.1.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $51,825, which is $5,816 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kisd.org

Address

301 N Kilgore St
Kilgore, TX 75662-5499

Office phone number

(903) 988-3901

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kilgore High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,140

African American

155 (13.6%)

Kilgore ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

6 (0.5%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

7 (0.6%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

421 (36.9%)

Kilgore ISD: 37.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

500 (43.9%)

Kilgore ISD: 44.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

51 (4.5%)

Kilgore ISD: 5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

13.6%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

36.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

43.9%

Two or more races

4.5%

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

53.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

54.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 64%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

11.6 %

Kilgore ISD: 19.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

53.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

54.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.6%

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

11.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

11.5%

Gifted and talented

5.5%

Special education

7.2%

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

Kilgore ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Kilgore ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Kilgore ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Kilgore 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.

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

92.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

84.4 %

Kilgore ISD: 84.4%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Kilgore ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

94.4 %

Kilgore ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

94.1 %

Kilgore ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Kilgore ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

84.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

94.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.1%

Two or more races

100.0%

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

1.4 %

Kilgore ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

2.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1 %

Kilgore ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

1.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 1.8%

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

8.3 %

Kilgore ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

60 %

Kilgore ISD: 20%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

10.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

10 %

Kilgore ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

8.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

9.3 %

Kilgore ISD: 11%

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

15.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 15.9%

Statewide: 22%

African American

9.3 %

Kilgore ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

66.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

14.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

18.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

7.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 7.7%

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

21.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 59%

African American

25 %

Kilgore ISD: 25%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Kilgore ISD: Masked

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

22.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

18.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Kilgore ISD: Masked

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

1020

Kilgore ISD: 1020

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.1

Kilgore ISD: 20.1

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

49.6 %

Kilgore ISD: 49.6%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

26.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 26.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

19.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

49.6%

Math

26.9%

Reading + Math

19.8%

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

77.3

African American

6.8 (8.8%)

Kilgore ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.2 (6.7%)

Kilgore ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

64.8 (83.9%)

Kilgore ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.4 (0.5%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1.8 (2.4%)

Kilgore ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

60.1 (77.8%)

Kilgore ISD: 85.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

15.3 (19.8%)

Kilgore ISD: 13%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

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

14.8

Kilgore ISD: 14.8

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

14.7 years

Kilgore ISD: 13.2 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

$51,825

Kilgore ISD: $50,319

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$43,427

Kilgore ISD: $42,423

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$44,379

Kilgore ISD: $43,204

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$48,120

Kilgore ISD: $46,651

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$53,718

Kilgore ISD: $53,107

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$60,497

Kilgore ISD: $59,264

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$60,776

Kilgore ISD: $60,123

Statewide: $69,974

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