Accountability rating

Met standard

Port Arthur ISD: Not rated (Harvey provision)

Total students

614

Avg. teacher experience

7.8 years

Port Arthur ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Port Arthur ISD: 87.2%

Statewide: 89.7%

Lincoln Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Port Arthur, TX, in the Port Arthur ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 614 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 81.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,821, which is $3,513 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.paisd.org/schools/wilsontechnology/home.htm

Address

1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Office phone number

(409) 984-8700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lincoln Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 05. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 20.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 05.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

614

African American

368 (59.9%)

Port Arthur ISD: 41.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

13 (2.1%)

Port Arthur ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

7 (1.1%)

Port Arthur ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

204 (33.2%)

Port Arthur ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

16 (2.6%)

Port Arthur ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

5 (0.8%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

59.9%

American Indian

2.1%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

33.2%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

2.6%

Two or more races

0.8%

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

81.1 %

Port Arthur ISD: 74%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

85.5 %

Port Arthur ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

14.7 %

Port Arthur ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

81.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.7%

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

12.9 %

Port Arthur ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

27.7 %

Port Arthur ISD: 25.1%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Port Arthur ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

8.6 %

Port Arthur ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

12.9%

Career and technical

27.7%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

8.6%

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

Met standard

Port Arthur ISD: Not rated (Harvey provision)

Student achievement

N/A

Port Arthur ISD: F

School progress

N/A

Port Arthur ISD: D

Closing the gaps

N/A

Port Arthur ISD: D

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.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

40.6

African American

31.6 (77.8%)

Port Arthur ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (2.5%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.5%)

Port Arthur ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.5%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

6 (14.8%)

Port Arthur ISD: 39.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 1.1%

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%)

Port Arthur ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

28.6 (70.4%)

Port Arthur ISD: 76.8%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

11 (27.1%)

Port Arthur ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (2.5%)

Port Arthur 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

15.1

Port Arthur ISD: 14.8

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

7.8 years

Port Arthur ISD: 9.8 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

$49,821

Port Arthur ISD: $50,422

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$46,417

Port Arthur ISD: $47,531

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$49,715

Port Arthur ISD: $48,499

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$48,176

Port Arthur ISD: $48,994

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$49,983

Port Arthur ISD: $50,495

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$58,334

Port Arthur ISD: $58,128

Statewide: $61,428

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