Accountability rating

C

Muleshoe ISD: B

Total students

340

Avg. teacher experience

13.7 years

Muleshoe ISD: 12.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Muleshoe ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 90%

Watson Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Muleshoe, TX, in the Muleshoe ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 340 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 65.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,107, which is $10,015 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 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

340

African American

1 (0.3%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.6%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

271 (79.7%)

Muleshoe ISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

64 (18.8%)

Muleshoe ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (0.6%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

79.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

18.8%

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

65.9 %

Muleshoe ISD: 63.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

85.6 %

Muleshoe ISD: 86.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

15.9 %

Muleshoe ISD: 23.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

65.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.9%

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

15.6 %

Muleshoe ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

9.4 %

Muleshoe ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

3.8 %

Muleshoe ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.8 %

Muleshoe ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

15.6%

Career and technical

9.4%

Gifted and talented

3.8%

Special education

13.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Muleshoe ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Muleshoe ISD: B

School progress

C

Muleshoe ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Muleshoe 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

26.4

African American

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.1 (7.8%)

Muleshoe ISD: 19%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.4 (88.4%)

Muleshoe ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (3.8%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0.9%

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%)

Muleshoe ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

22 (83.4%)

Muleshoe ISD: 78%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4.4 (16.6%)

Muleshoe ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

12.9

Muleshoe ISD: 12.2

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

13.7 years

Muleshoe ISD: 12.2 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

$44,107

Muleshoe ISD: $43,179

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$32,241

Muleshoe ISD: $34,332

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$36,717

Muleshoe ISD: $36,677

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$40,055

Muleshoe ISD: $39,779

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$47,624

Muleshoe ISD: $47,306

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$52,957

Muleshoe ISD: $52,883

Statewide: $62,039

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