Accountability rating (2021-2022)

C

Midland ISD: B

Total students

1,109

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Midland ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Midland ISD: 90%

Statewide: 90%

Abell Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Midland, TX, in the Midland ISD school district. As of the 2021-2022 school year, it had 1,109 students. 58.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2021-2022 school year.

As of the 2021-2022 school year, an average teacher's salary was $63,319, which is $4,432 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.midlandisd.net

Address

3201 Heritage Blvd
Midland, TX 79707-5001

Office phone number

(432) 689-6204

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Abell Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 18. Students who started eighth grade in 2011 in this region had a college graduation rate of 18.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 18.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,109

African American

88 (7.9%)

Midland ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 12.8%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Midland ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

30 (2.7%)

Midland ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 4.8%

Hispanic

667 (60.1%)

Midland ISD: 65%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Midland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

299 (27%)

Midland ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Two or more races

23 (2.1%)

Midland ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

7.9%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

2.7%

Hispanic

60.1%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

27.0%

Two or more races

2.1%

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

58.3 %

Midland ISD: 54.4%

Statewide: 53.5%

Economically disadvantaged

41.5 %

Midland ISD: 50.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Limited English proficiency

11.8 %

Midland ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 21.7%

At-risk students

58.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

41.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2021-2022 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

11.4 %

Midland ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 21.9%

Gifted and Talented

7.3 %

Midland ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 8%

Special Education

8.7 %

Midland ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 11.6%

Bilingual/ESL

11.4%

Gifted and talented

7.3%

Special education

8.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

A-F ratings for the 2022-2023 school year have not yet been released. Many school districts have sued the Texas Education Agency after the agency made changes to the way ratings would be calculated. The ratings won’t be released until the case is resolved.

Overall (2021-2022)

C

Midland ISD: B

Student achievement (2021-2022)

C

Midland ISD: C

School progress (2021-2022)

B

Midland ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2021-2022)

C

Midland 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 2022 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2020-2021 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

14.8 %

Midland ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 15%

African American

13.3 %

Midland ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

American Indian

Masked

Midland ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 16.4%

Asian

6.7 %

Midland ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 3.3%

Hispanic

17.4 %

Midland ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 16.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Midland ISD: 25%

Statewide: 17.9%

White

10.8 %

Midland ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 10.7%

Two or more races

11.5 %

Midland ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 13.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2021-2022 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

66.8

African American

3 (4.5%)

Midland ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 11.2%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Midland ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Midland ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

Hispanic

15 (22.4%)

Midland ISD: 31%

Statewide: 28.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Midland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

48 (71.9%)

Midland ISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 56.4%

Two or more races

0.8 (1.2%)

Midland ISD: 0.9%

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 (0%)

Midland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

55 (82.3%)

Midland ISD: 74.7%

Statewide: 72.6%

Master's

11.8 (17.7%)

Midland ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 25.2%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Midland ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.8%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2021-2022.

Students per teacher

16.6

Midland ISD: 17.1

Statewide: 14.6

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2021-2022 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

10.2 years

Midland ISD: 11 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

$63,319

Midland ISD: $63,982

Statewide: $58,887

Beginner

$58,834

Midland ISD: $58,011

Statewide: $51,054

1 to 5 years

$60,096

Midland ISD: $59,971

Statewide: $54,577

6 to 10 years

$62,054

Midland ISD: $62,695

Statewide: $57,746

11 to 20 years

$66,991

Midland ISD: $66,345

Statewide: $61,377

21 to 30 years

$72,941

Midland ISD: $71,557

Statewide: $65,949

30+ years

$74,781

Midland ISD: $76,802

Statewide: $71,111

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