Accountability rating

Met standard

Muleshoe ISD: C

Total students

322

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Muleshoe ISD: 12.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Muleshoe ISD: 100%

Statewide: 89.7%

Watson Junior High School is a middle school or junior high school in Muleshoe, TX, in the Muleshoe ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 322 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 60.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $43,888, which is $9,446 less than the state average.

Contact information

Address

514 W Ave G
Muleshoe, TX 79347-3499

Office phone number

(806) 272-7349

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Watson Junior High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

322

African American

1 (0.3%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.9%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

258 (80.1%)

Muleshoe ISD: 84.5%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

58 (18%)

Muleshoe ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

2 (0.6%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

80.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

18.0%

Two or more races

0.6%

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

60.9 %

Muleshoe ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

83.2 %

Muleshoe ISD: 83.2%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

9.9 %

Muleshoe ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

60.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

83.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.9%

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

9.6 %

Muleshoe ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

12.7 %

Muleshoe ISD: 27.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.1 %

Muleshoe ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

14.9 %

Muleshoe ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

9.6%

Career and technical

12.7%

Gifted and talented

3.1%

Special education

14.9%

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

Muleshoe ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Muleshoe ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Muleshoe ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Muleshoe ISD: D

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

28.3

African American

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

2.1 (7.3%)

Muleshoe ISD: 21.1%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

25.2 (89.2%)

Muleshoe ISD: 77.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

1 (3.5%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.8%

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%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

24.1 (85.1%)

Muleshoe ISD: 79.8%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

4.2 (14.9%)

Muleshoe ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.4%

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

11.4

Muleshoe ISD: 12.2

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

12.2 years

Muleshoe ISD: 12.8 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

$43,888

Muleshoe ISD: $43,468

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$35,320

Muleshoe ISD: $35,441

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$36,496

Muleshoe ISD: $36,481

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$39,378

Muleshoe ISD: $38,614

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$51,299

Muleshoe ISD: $46,125

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$53,708

Muleshoe ISD: $53,233

Statewide: $61,428

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