Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

La Joya ISD: B

Total students

2,912

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

La Joya ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

85.9 %

La Joya ISD: 86.6%

Statewide: 90%

La Joya High School is a high school in La Joya, TX, in the La Joya ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,912 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 78.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 44.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,242, which is $2,151 more than the state average. The average SAT score at La Joya High School was 1103. The average ACT score was 16.0. In the Class of 2019, 85.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 3.3%.

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Contact information

Website

www.lajoyaisd.com

Address

604 N Coyote Blvd
La Joya, TX 78560

Office phone number

(956) 323-2330

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in La Joya High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,912

African American

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

2,908 (99.9%)

La Joya ISD: 99.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (0.1%)

La Joya ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

78.2 %

La Joya ISD: 77.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

90.5 %

La Joya ISD: 91.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

45.3 %

La Joya ISD: 56.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

78.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

90.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

45.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

44.7 %

La Joya ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

92.4 %

La Joya ISD: 33.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

10.1 %

La Joya ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.7 %

La Joya ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

44.7%

Career and technical

92.4%

Gifted and talented

10.1%

Special education

9.7%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

La Joya ISD: B

Student achievement

C

La Joya ISD: B

School progress

B

La Joya ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

La Joya 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

85.9 %

La Joya ISD: 86.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

85.9 %

La Joya ISD: 86.7%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

Masked

La Joya ISD: 60%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

85.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 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

3.3 %

La Joya ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

La Joya ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

La Joya ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

3.3 %

La Joya ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

12.5 %

La Joya ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

La Joya ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

29.5 %

La Joya ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

29.6 %

La Joya ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

20 %

La Joya ISD: 20%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

26.1 %

La Joya ISD: 21.1%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

26.1 %

La Joya ISD: 21%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

La Joya ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

La Joya ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, 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

1103

La Joya ISD: 1035

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.0

La Joya ISD: 15.9

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 2019.

Reading

47.7 %

La Joya ISD: 52.6%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

32.7 %

La Joya ISD: 39.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

29.4 %

La Joya ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

47.7%

Math

32.7%

Reading + Math

29.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

212.2

African American

1 (0.5%)

La Joya ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5.1 (2.4%)

La Joya ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

198.3 (93.5%)

La Joya ISD: 97%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6.8 (3.2%)

La Joya ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (0.5%)

La Joya ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

8.6 (4.1%)

La Joya ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

146.8 (69.2%)

La Joya ISD: 77.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

56 (26.4%)

La Joya ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0.8 (0.4%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

13.7

La Joya ISD: 14.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

11.9 years

La Joya ISD: 12 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

$59,242

La Joya ISD: $59,148

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,914

La Joya ISD: $50,481

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$53,729

La Joya ISD: $53,485

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,376

La Joya ISD: $55,881

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,660

La Joya ISD: $60,937

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,431

La Joya ISD: $71,571

Statewide: $65,449

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