Accountability rating

B

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

808

Avg. teacher experience

13.8 years

McAllen ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

McAllen ISD: 95.4%

Statewide: 90%

Michael E Fossum Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 808 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 49% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 19.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,016, which is $106 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

fossum.mcallenisd.org

Address

7800 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504

Office phone number

(956) 971-1105

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Michael E Fossum Middle 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

808

African American

1 (0.1%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

11 (1.4%)

McAllen ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

774 (95.8%)

McAllen ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

21 (2.6%)

McAllen ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.1%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.4%

Hispanic

95.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.6%

Two or more races

0.1%

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

49 %

McAllen ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

52.2 %

McAllen ISD: 71.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

18.2 %

McAllen ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

49.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

52.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.2%

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

19.1 %

McAllen ISD: 34.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

10.4 %

McAllen ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

12.6 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.5 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

19.1%

Career and technical

10.4%

Gifted and talented

12.6%

Special education

10.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement

B

McAllen ISD: B

School progress

A

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

McAllen ISD: A

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

51.7

African American

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

40.9 (79.2%)

McAllen ISD: 85.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10.8 (20.8%)

McAllen ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

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%)

McAllen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

32.9 (63.6%)

McAllen ISD: 77.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

18.8 (36.4%)

McAllen ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

McAllen 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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.6

McAllen ISD: 14.6

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

13.8 years

McAllen ISD: 13.3 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

$54,016

McAllen ISD: $53,857

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

McAllen ISD: $44,491

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,955

McAllen ISD: $48,929

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,662

McAllen ISD: $50,457

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,893

McAllen ISD: $54,510

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,413

McAllen ISD: $63,115

Statewide: $62,039

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