Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Kountze ISD: B

Total students

329

Avg. teacher experience

12.9 years

Kountze ISD: 15 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

89.2 %

Kountze ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

Kountze High School is a high school in Kountze, TX, in the Kountze ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 329 students. 38.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3% 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, 89.2% 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 Kountze High School was 1020 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 20.2.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,022, which is $2,619 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kountzeisd.org

Address

P O Box 460
Kountze, TX 77625-0460

Office phone number

(409) 246-3474

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kountze High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 05. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 05.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

329

African American

45 (13.7%)

Kountze ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.6%)

Kountze ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (0.6%)

Kountze ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

31 (9.4%)

Kountze ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

243 (73.9%)

Kountze ISD: 74.3%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

6 (1.8%)

Kountze ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

13.7%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

9.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

73.9%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

38.9 %

Kountze ISD: 40.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

43.8 %

Kountze ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3 %

Kountze ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

38.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

43.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.0%

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

3 %

Kountze ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

13.1 %

Kountze ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

15.8 %

Kountze ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.0%

Gifted and talented

13.1%

Special education

15.8%

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

Kountze ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Kountze ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Kountze ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Kountze 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

89.2 %

Kountze ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

84.6 %

Kountze ISD: 84.6%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

91.3 %

Kountze ISD: 91.3%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

84.6%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

91.3%

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 %

Kountze ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

3.8 %

Kountze ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.8 %

Kountze ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Kountze 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

6.7 %

Kountze ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

3.9 %

Kountze ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 %

Kountze ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

7.5 %

Kountze ISD: 7%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

20 %

Kountze ISD: 8.6%

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 %

Kountze ISD: 15%

Statewide: 22%

African American

7.4 %

Kountze ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

25 %

Kountze ISD: 25%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

17.3 %

Kountze ISD: 17.3%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

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

4.8 %

Kountze ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 59%

African American

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

Masked

Kountze ISD: Masked

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kountze ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

5.9 %

Kountze ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Kountze 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

1020

Kountze ISD: 1020

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.2

Kountze ISD: 20.2

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

36.7 %

Kountze ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

18.3 %

Kountze ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

16.7 %

Kountze ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

36.7%

Math

18.3%

Reading + Math

16.7%

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

30.5

African American

2.5 (8.3%)

Kountze ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.6 (1.9%)

Kountze ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

27.4 (89.7%)

Kountze ISD: 95.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Kountze 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%)

Kountze ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

23.7 (77.6%)

Kountze ISD: 86.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

6.8 (22.4%)

Kountze ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Kountze 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

10.8

Kountze ISD: 12.4

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

12.9 years

Kountze ISD: 15 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

$55,022

Kountze ISD: $52,857

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$46,972

Kountze ISD: $44,956

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$50,688

Kountze ISD: $45,555

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$47,733

Kountze ISD: $45,366

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$52,738

Kountze ISD: $51,894

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,199

Kountze ISD: $61,681

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$61,750

Kountze ISD: $63,292

Statewide: $69,974

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