Accountability rating

B

Paradise ISD: A

Total students

309

Avg. teacher experience

14.9 years

Paradise ISD: 17.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Paradise ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Paradise Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Paradise, TX, in the Paradise ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 309 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 43.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,811, which is $4,311 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.pisd.net

Address

338 Schoolhouse Rd
Paradise, TX 76073-0646

Office phone number

(940) 969-5034

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Paradise Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

309

African American

3 (1%)

Paradise ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Paradise ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

46 (14.9%)

Paradise ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

256 (82.8%)

Paradise ISD: 84.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

3 (1%)

Paradise ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

14.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

82.8%

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

43.4 %

Paradise ISD: 30.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

33.3 %

Paradise ISD: 33%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.2 %

Paradise ISD: 3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

43.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

33.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.2%

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

3.2 %

Paradise ISD: 3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

23.6 %

Paradise ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.4 %

Paradise ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.3 %

Paradise ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.2%

Career and technical

23.6%

Gifted and talented

9.4%

Special education

12.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Paradise ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Paradise ISD: A

School progress

C

Paradise ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Paradise 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

22.5

African American

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22.5 (100%)

Paradise ISD: 99%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.1 (0.3%)

Paradise ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20 (89.1%)

Paradise ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.4 (10.7%)

Paradise ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Paradise ISD: 0%

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

13.8

Paradise ISD: 12.8

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

14.9 years

Paradise ISD: 17.9 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

$49,811

Paradise ISD: $52,665

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$35,796

Paradise ISD: $36,876

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$40,991

Paradise ISD: $40,566

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$44,138

Paradise ISD: $43,767

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,377

Paradise ISD: $51,071

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$59,029

Paradise ISD: $60,697

Statewide: $62,039

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