Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Leander ISD: B

Total students

821

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Leander ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Knox Wiley Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Leander, TX, in the Leander ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 821 students. 36.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.8% 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.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,730, which is $1,911 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1526 Raider Way
Leander, TX 78641

Office phone number

(512) 570-3600

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Knox Wiley Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

821

African American

37 (4.5%)

Leander ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

38 (4.6%)

Leander ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

231 (28.1%)

Leander ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

467 (56.9%)

Leander ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

47 (5.7%)

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

4.5%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

4.6%

Hispanic

28.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

56.9%

Two or more races

5.7%

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

36.1 %

Leander ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

23 %

Leander ISD: 18%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

Leander ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

36.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

23.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

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

3.8 %

Leander ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

20 %

Leander ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

16.3 %

Leander ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.8%

Gifted and talented

20.0%

Special education

16.3%

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

Leander ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Leander ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Leander ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Leander 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

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

4.4 %

Leander ISD: 4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

4.6 %

Leander ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.1 %

Leander ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Leander ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

5.6 %

Leander ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Leander ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

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

60.4

African American

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (9.9%)

Leander ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

54.4 (90.1%)

Leander ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.9 (1.5%)

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

43.7 (72.3%)

Leander ISD: 71%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

14.8 (24.5%)

Leander ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (1.7%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

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

13.6

Leander ISD: 13.8

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

12.3 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 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

$55,730

Leander ISD: $55,598

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$50,159

Leander ISD: $50,259

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$51,743

Leander ISD: $51,387

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,929

Leander ISD: $53,551

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$56,080

Leander ISD: $57,231

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$62,624

Leander ISD: $62,010

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$67,538

Leander ISD: $69,042

Statewide: $69,974

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