Accountability rating

C

Nixon-Smiley CISD: C

Total students

287

Avg. teacher experience

15.6 years

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 12.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

Nixon-Smiley High School is a high school in Nixon, TX, in the Nixon-Smiley CISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 287 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 39.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,704, which is $1,582 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Nixon-Smiley High School was 998. The average ACT score was 18.4. In the Class of 2018, 97.6% 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

287

African American

4 (1.4%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

228 (79.4%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 78.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

53 (18.5%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (0.7%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

79.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

18.5%

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

39.4 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 52.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

82.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 82.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

39.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

82.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.0%

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

6.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 16.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

77.4 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.3 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.9 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 15%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.6%

Career and technical

77.4%

Gifted and talented

7.3%

Special education

12.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

97.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.2 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

96.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

2.6 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

2.7 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

2.3 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Nixon-Smiley CISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Nixon-Smiley CISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

998

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 998

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.4

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 18.4

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 2018.

Reading

22.7 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

40.9 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

14.8 %

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

22.7%

Math

40.9%

Reading + Math

14.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

26.6

African American

0.5 (1.8%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

7.4 (28%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0.3 (1.1%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.4 (69.2%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 67.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2.4%

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 (0%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

21.4 (80.6%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3.5 (13.1%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1.7 (6.3%)

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 2%

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

10.8

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 12.7

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

15.6 years

Nixon-Smiley CISD: 12.9 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

$55,704

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $52,983

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$43,267

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $43,267

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,172

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $45,350

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,366

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $52,241

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,000

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $55,204

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,188

Nixon-Smiley CISD: $61,320

Statewide: $62,039

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