Accountability rating

C

Mexia ISD: B

Total students

414

Avg. teacher experience

7.9 years

Mexia ISD: 8.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mexia ISD: 93%

Statewide: 90%

Mexia Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Mexia, TX, in the Mexia ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 414 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 71% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 18.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $45,810, which is $8,312 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.mexiaisd.net/index.php?pageID=122575_2

Address

P O Box 2000
Mexia, TX 76667-2000

Office phone number

(254) 562-4020

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Mexia Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. 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 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

414

African American

106 (25.6%)

Mexia ISD: 26%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mexia ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (1.9%)

Mexia ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

207 (50%)

Mexia ISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mexia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

82 (19.8%)

Mexia ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

11 (2.7%)

Mexia ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

25.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.9%

Hispanic

50.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

19.8%

Two or more races

2.7%

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

71 %

Mexia ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

67.4 %

Mexia ISD: 68.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

18.6 %

Mexia ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

71.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

67.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.6%

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

18.6 %

Mexia ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Mexia ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.6 %

Mexia ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.2 %

Mexia ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

18.6%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.6%

Special education

8.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Mexia ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Mexia ISD: C

School progress

C

Mexia ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Mexia ISD: C

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

27.4

African American

8.2 (30%)

Mexia ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mexia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Mexia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

5.1 (18.8%)

Mexia ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mexia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13.2 (48.1%)

Mexia ISD: 71.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0.9 (3.1%)

Mexia ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.3 (1%)

Mexia ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

21.1 (77.1%)

Mexia ISD: 79.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

6 (21.9%)

Mexia ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Mexia 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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.1

Mexia ISD: 12.9

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

7.9 years

Mexia ISD: 8.5 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

$45,810

Mexia ISD: $45,547

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$36,643

Mexia ISD: $37,009

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$41,301

Mexia ISD: $41,894

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,211

Mexia ISD: $46,930

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,511

Mexia ISD: $48,400

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,047

Mexia ISD: $55,551

Statewide: $62,039

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