Accountability rating

Not rated (Annexed)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Total students

106

Avg. teacher experience

6.7 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

67.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 89.7%

Sonia M Sotomayor High School is a high school in Pharr, TX, in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 106 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated (Annexed). 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 42.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,875, which is $4,459 less than the state average. In the Class of 2017, 67.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 9.9%.

Contact information

Website

psjaisd.us

Address

1200 E Polk
Pharr, TX 78577

Office phone number

(956) 354-2510

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Sonia M Sotomayor High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

106

African American

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

105 (99.1%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 99.1%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1 (0.9%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.9%

Two or more races

N/A

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

100 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

99.1 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 90.8%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

42.5 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 42.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

99.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

42.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

42.5 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

51.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

5.7 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

42.5%

Career and technical

51.9%

Gifted and talented

0.9%

Special education

5.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Not rated (Annexed)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

67.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

67.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 90%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

67.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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

9.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

10 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

Masked

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

1.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 40.7%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 40%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 40.6%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

Masked

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 50%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

Masked

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 940

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 17.1

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

18.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 53%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

11.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

7.5 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

18.9%

Math

11.3%

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

10.4

African American

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

10.1 (96.8%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

0.3 (3.2%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.5 (4.7%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

6.6 (63.7%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 79.7%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3.3 (31.6%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 18%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

10.2

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 15.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

6.7 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$48,875

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $53,179

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$40,502

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $46,222

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$48,213

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $48,713

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$50,539

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $51,533

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$55,267

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $55,843

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$67,589

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $64,074

Statewide: $61,428

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