Accountability rating

B

La Vernia ISD: B

Total students

754

Avg. teacher experience

10.1 years

La Vernia ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

La Vernia ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 90%

La Vernia Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in La Vernia, TX, in the La Vernia ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 754 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 11.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,788, which is $2,334 less than the state average.

Click or tap the map to enable panning and zooming.

Contact information

Website

www.lvisd.org

Address

315 Bluebonnet Rd
La Vernia, TX 78121-9554

Office phone number

(830) 779-6650

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in La Vernia Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

754

African American

8 (1.1%)

La Vernia ISD: 1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.5%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

224 (29.7%)

La Vernia ISD: 30.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

500 (66.3%)

La Vernia ISD: 65.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

17 (2.3%)

La Vernia ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

29.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

66.3%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

11.5 %

La Vernia ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

25.7 %

La Vernia ISD: 26.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.4 %

La Vernia ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

11.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

25.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.4%

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

3.3 %

La Vernia ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

33 %

La Vernia ISD: 37.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.2 %

La Vernia ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.1 %

La Vernia ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.3%

Career and technical

33.0%

Gifted and talented

7.2%

Special education

10.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

La Vernia ISD: B

Student achievement

A

La Vernia ISD: B

School progress

C

La Vernia ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

La Vernia 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

49.7

African American

1 (2%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

8.6 (17.3%)

La Vernia ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39.1 (78.7%)

La Vernia ISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2%)

La Vernia ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

36.1 (72.6%)

La Vernia ISD: 75.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

13.6 (27.4%)

La Vernia ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

La Vernia ISD: 0%

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

15.2

La Vernia ISD: 15.5

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

10.1 years

La Vernia ISD: 10 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

$51,788

La Vernia ISD: $51,614

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,800

La Vernia ISD: $48,230

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,525

La Vernia ISD: $49,447

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$49,668

La Vernia ISD: $49,417

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,136

La Vernia ISD: $52,872

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,059

La Vernia ISD: $60,578

Statewide: $62,039

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune