Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Plano ISD: A

Total students

684

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Plano ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Plano ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Armstrong Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Plano, TX, in the Plano ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 684 students. 53.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 37.4% 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 $58,757, which is $1,116 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.pisd.edu

Address

3805 Timberline Dr
Plano, TX 75074-4001

Office phone number

(469) 752-4600

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Armstrong Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

684

African American

100 (14.6%)

Plano ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

38 (5.6%)

Plano ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

434 (63.5%)

Plano ISD: 26.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

95 (13.9%)

Plano ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

17 (2.5%)

Plano ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

14.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

5.6%

Hispanic

63.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

13.9%

Two or more races

2.5%

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

53.7 %

Plano ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

75.6 %

Plano ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

37.9 %

Plano ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

53.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

37.9%

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

37.4 %

Plano ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

9.5 %

Plano ISD: 18%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

15.9 %

Plano ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

37.4%

Gifted and talented

9.5%

Special education

15.9%

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

Plano ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Plano ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Plano ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Plano ISD: A

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

6.3 %

Plano ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Plano ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

9 %

Plano ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Plano ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.3 %

Plano ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Plano ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

6.4 %

Plano ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Plano ISD: 4.6%

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

56.6

African American

3 (5.3%)

Plano ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.8%)

Plano ISD: 5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.8 (22.6%)

Plano ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

38.8 (68.6%)

Plano ISD: 70.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (1.8%)

Plano ISD: 1.7%

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 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

39 (69%)

Plano ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

17.6 (31%)

Plano ISD: 34.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 1%

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

12.1

Plano ISD: 13.2

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

10.6 years

Plano ISD: 11.8 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

$58,757

Plano ISD: $59,933

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,380

Plano ISD: $54,237

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$56,048

Plano ISD: $56,279

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$58,602

Plano ISD: $58,296

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,922

Plano ISD: $61,068

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,496

Plano ISD: $65,411

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$74,719

Plano ISD: $71,738

Statewide: $69,974

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