Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Ponder ISD: B

Total students

1

Avg. teacher experience

N/A

Ponder ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Ponder ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 90%

Denton Co JJAEP is a high school in Ponder, TX, in the Ponder ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1 students. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of Not rated for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 278
Ponder, TX 76259-0278

Office phone number

(940) 898-5840

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Denton Co JJAEP are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1

African American

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (100%)

Ponder ISD: 65.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ponder ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

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 %

Ponder ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

0 %

Ponder ISD: 39.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Ponder ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

N/A

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Ponder ISD: 11%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

100 %

Ponder ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Ponder ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

0 %

Ponder ISD: 10%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

100.0%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

N/A

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

Not rated

Ponder ISD: B

Student achievement

Not rated

Ponder ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Ponder ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Ponder 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

N/A

Ponder ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Ponder ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Ponder ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

N/A

Ponder ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

N/A

Ponder ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Ponder ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

N/A

Ponder ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

N/A

Ponder ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Ponder ISD: Masked

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Ponder ISD: 100%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Ponder ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

Ponder ISD: 1119

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Ponder ISD: 22.0

Statewide: 20.6

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

N/A

Ponder ISD: 53.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

N/A

Ponder ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

N/A

Ponder ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

N/A

African American

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 90.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 78.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

N/A (N/A)

Ponder ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

N/A

Ponder ISD: 15.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

N/A

Ponder ISD: 13.6 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

N/A

Ponder ISD: $54,704

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Ponder ISD: $45,545

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

N/A

Ponder ISD: $45,468

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

N/A

Ponder ISD: $49,004

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

N/A

Ponder ISD: $56,963

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Ponder ISD: $64,637

Statewide: $65,449

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