Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: C

Total students

294

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 98.7%

Statewide: 90%

Nixon-Smiley High School is a high school in Nixon, TX, in the Nixon-Smiley CISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 294 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 31.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,415, which is $676 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Nixon-Smiley High School was 954. The average ACT score was 18.6. In the Class of 2019, 98.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 400
Nixon, TX 78140-2626

Office phone number

(830) 582-1536

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Nixon-Smiley High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

294

African American

3 (1%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

228 (77.6%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

61 (20.7%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 21.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (0.7%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

77.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

20.7%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

31.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

73.1 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 79.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

8.5 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 18%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

31.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

8.2 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

69.7 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 23.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

8.2%

Career and technical

69.7%

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

15.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: C

Student achievement

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: C

School progress

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 98.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

1.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

1 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

4.8 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

954

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 954

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.6

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 18.6

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

20.9 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

20.9 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

7.5 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

20.9%

Math

20.9%

Reading + Math

7.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

26.8

African American

0.5 (1.8%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.1 (30%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0.2 (0.9%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.1 (67.3%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 67.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.2%

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%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

22.4 (83.3%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 90.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3.5 (13%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (3.7%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 12

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

14.4 years

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 11.6 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

$56,415

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $53,473

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$44,474

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $44,955

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$47,907

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $47,413

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$56,820

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $51,446

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,056

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $56,629

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,649

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $64,001

Statewide: $65,449

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