Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

Total students

311

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Palacios ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

Palacios Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Palacios, TX, in the Palacios ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 311 students. 50.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,181, which is $2,460 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.palaciosisd.org

Address

200 Shark Dr
Palacios, TX 77465-3698

Office phone number

(361) 972-2417

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Palacios Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

311

African American

6 (1.9%)

Palacios ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.6%)

Palacios ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

17 (5.5%)

Palacios ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

207 (66.6%)

Palacios ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

76 (24.4%)

Palacios ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

3 (1%)

Palacios ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.9%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

5.5%

Hispanic

66.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

24.4%

Two or more races

1.0%

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

50.5 %

Palacios ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

66.9 %

Palacios ISD: 70.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

13.2 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

50.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

66.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

13.2 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.8 %

Palacios ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.2 %

Palacios ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

13.2%

Gifted and talented

6.8%

Special education

13.2%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Palacios ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Palacios 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

1.6 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Palacios ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Palacios ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.9 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

1.3 %

Palacios ISD: 4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Palacios ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

22.6

African American

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.2 (18.6%)

Palacios ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.4 (81.4%)

Palacios ISD: 73.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.2 (0.8%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

20.2 (89.5%)

Palacios ISD: 84.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2.2 (9.7%)

Palacios ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

13.8

Palacios ISD: 13.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

13.3 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$55,181

Palacios ISD: $55,538

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$45,500

Palacios ISD: $45,502

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,417

Palacios ISD: $47,959

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$51,270

Palacios ISD: $52,045

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,419

Palacios ISD: $57,729

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,205

Palacios ISD: $63,794

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$43,586

Palacios ISD: $63,955

Statewide: $69,974

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