Accountability rating

C

Kilgore ISD: B

Total students

1,109

Avg. teacher experience

15.2 years

Kilgore ISD: 12.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 90%

Kilgore High School is a high school in Kilgore, TX, in the Kilgore ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,109 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 53.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,402, which is $6,720 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Kilgore High School was 1054. The average ACT score was 19.8. In the Class of 2018, 95.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,109

African American

179 (16.1%)

Kilgore ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.5%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

10 (0.9%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

361 (32.6%)

Kilgore ISD: 33.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

505 (45.5%)

Kilgore ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

48 (4.3%)

Kilgore ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

16.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

32.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

45.5%

Two or more races

4.3%

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: 58.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

56.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 67.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

8.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

53.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

56.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.2%

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

8.1 %

Kilgore ISD: 20.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

92.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

8.1%

Career and technical

92.2%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

7.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Kilgore ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Kilgore ISD: B

School progress

C

Kilgore ISD: B

Closing the gaps

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 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

95.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

91.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Kilgore ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

95.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

95.6 %

Kilgore ISD: 95.6%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Kilgore ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

91.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

95.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

95.6%

Two or more races

100.0%

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 %

Kilgore ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

1 %

Kilgore ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1.1 %

Kilgore ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Kilgore 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

7.9 %

Kilgore ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

5.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Kilgore ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

0 %

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

9.6 %

Kilgore ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

8.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Kilgore 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

19.5 %

Kilgore ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

20 %

Kilgore ISD: 20%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

26.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kilgore ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

14.3 %

Kilgore ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Kilgore 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

1054

Kilgore ISD: 1054

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.8

Kilgore ISD: 19.8

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

35.2 %

Kilgore ISD: 35.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

23.8 %

Kilgore ISD: 23.8%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

19.7 %

Kilgore ISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

35.2%

Math

23.8%

Reading + Math

19.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

84

African American

7 (8.3%)

Kilgore ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (1.2%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.9 (3.4%)

Kilgore ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kilgore ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

72.9 (86.7%)

Kilgore ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0.3 (0.3%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.4%

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 (1.2%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

65.8 (78.3%)

Kilgore ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

16.2 (19.3%)

Kilgore ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (1.2%)

Kilgore ISD: 0.4%

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

13.2

Kilgore ISD: 14.5

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

15.2 years

Kilgore ISD: 12.8 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

$47,402

Kilgore ISD: $45,655

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$50,216

Kilgore ISD: $41,635

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$39,716

Kilgore ISD: $38,984

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$43,311

Kilgore ISD: $42,236

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$48,971

Kilgore ISD: $48,362

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$51,871

Kilgore ISD: $52,931

Statewide: $62,039

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