Accountability rating

B

Pleasant Grove ISD: A

Total students

527

Avg. teacher experience

13.6 years

Pleasant Grove ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Pleasant Grove ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 90%

Pleasant Grove Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Texarkana, TX, in the Pleasant Grove ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 527 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 33.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,855, which is $6,267 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.pgisd.net

Address

5605 Cooks Ln
Texarkana, TX 75503-1599

Office phone number

(903) 831-4295

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Pleasant Grove Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

527

African American

77 (14.6%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

14 (2.7%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

37 (7%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

378 (71.7%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 67.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

17 (3.2%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

14.6%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

2.7%

Hispanic

7.0%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

71.7%

Two or more races

3.2%

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

33.6 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

29.6 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

2.3 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

33.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

29.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.3%

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

2.3 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

14.2 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.1 %

Pleasant Grove ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

14.2%

Special education

12.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Pleasant Grove ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Pleasant Grove ISD: A

School progress

C

Pleasant Grove ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Pleasant Grove 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

38.3

African American

0 (0%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (2.6%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

36.3 (94.8%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2.6%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 1.3%

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%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

30.5 (79.8%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 78%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

7.8 (20.2%)

Pleasant Grove ISD: 22%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Pleasant Grove 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

Pleasant Grove ISD: 13.1

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

13.6 years

Pleasant Grove ISD: 10.9 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

$47,855

Pleasant Grove ISD: $44,753

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$45,798

Pleasant Grove ISD: $40,671

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$38,983

Pleasant Grove ISD: $38,557

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$43,616

Pleasant Grove ISD: $41,766

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$48,898

Pleasant Grove ISD: $48,017

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,555

Pleasant Grove ISD: $54,895

Statewide: $62,039

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