Accountability rating

Met standard

Mckinney ISD: A

Total students

1,192

Avg. teacher experience

12.7 years

Mckinney ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mckinney ISD: 97%

Statewide: 89.7%

Dowell Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Mckinney, TX, in the Mckinney ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,192 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 24.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,236, which is $3,902 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

301 S E Rdg Rd
Mckinney, TX 75070-4811

Office phone number

(469) 302-6700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dowell Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,192

African American

116 (9.7%)

Mckinney ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

51 (4.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

286 (24%)

Mckinney ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

4 (0.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

711 (59.6%)

Mckinney ISD: 49%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

21 (1.8%)

Mckinney ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

9.7%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

4.3%

Hispanic

24.0%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

59.6%

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

24.7 %

Mckinney ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

20.8 %

Mckinney ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

6 %

Mckinney ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

24.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

20.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.8 %

Mckinney ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

16.2 %

Mckinney ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

10.4 %

Mckinney ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

9.5 %

Mckinney ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.8%

Career and technical

16.2%

Gifted and talented

10.4%

Special education

9.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Mckinney ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Mckinney ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Mckinney ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Mckinney 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

75.6

African American

5.2 (6.9%)

Mckinney ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (1.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

7 (9.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0.2 (0.2%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

59.2 (78.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 78.7%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

2 (2.6%)

Mckinney ISD: 1.9%

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%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

53.3 (70.5%)

Mckinney ISD: 70%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

21.3 (28.1%)

Mckinney ISD: 29.2%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (1.3%)

Mckinney ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.8

Mckinney ISD: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

12.7 years

Mckinney ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$57,236

Mckinney ISD: $56,846

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$52,500

Mckinney ISD: $52,622

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$53,550

Mckinney ISD: $53,960

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$55,222

Mckinney ISD: $55,264

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$57,878

Mckinney ISD: $57,691

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$63,025

Mckinney ISD: $64,168

Statewide: $61,428

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