Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Rising Star ISD: A

Total students

89

Avg. teacher experience

8.5 years

Rising Star ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

91.7 %

Rising Star ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

Rising Star High School is an elementary/secondary school in Rising Star, TX, in the Rising Star ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 89 students. 42.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.4% 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.

In the Class of 2020, 91.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average ACT score was 19.8.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $45,324, which is $12,317 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.risingstarisd.org

Address

P O Box 37
Rising Star, TX 76471-5193

Office phone number

(254) 643-3521

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Rising Star High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 14. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 25.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 14.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

89

African American

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.1%)

Rising Star ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

15 (16.9%)

Rising Star ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

73 (82%)

Rising Star ISD: 76.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

16.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

82.0%

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

42.7 %

Rising Star ISD: 30.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

61.8 %

Rising Star ISD: 68.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.2 %

Rising Star ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

42.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

61.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.2%

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

3.4 %

Rising Star ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.2 %

Rising Star ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.4%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

11.2%

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

Rising Star ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Rising Star ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Rising Star ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Rising Star 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

91.7 %

Rising Star ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Rising Star ISD: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

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

14.4 %

Rising Star ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.5 %

Rising Star ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

14.1 %

Rising Star ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

Masked

Rising Star ISD: Masked

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 25.8%

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 2019-2020 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

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.8

Rising Star ISD: 19.8

Statewide: 20.2

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 2019-2020.

Reading

75 %

Rising Star ISD: 75%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

58.3 %

Rising Star ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

58.3 %

Rising Star ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

75.0%

Math

58.3%

Reading + Math

58.3%

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

10.3

African American

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10.3 (100%)

Rising Star ISD: 100%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

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%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

7.4 (71.3%)

Rising Star ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

3 (28.7%)

Rising Star ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Rising Star ISD: 0%

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

8.6

Rising Star ISD: 10.3

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

8.5 years

Rising Star ISD: 9.4 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

$45,324

Rising Star ISD: $46,033

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$34,050

Rising Star ISD: $34,025

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$37,351

Rising Star ISD: $36,773

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$51,606

Rising Star ISD: $49,860

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$52,665

Rising Star ISD: $52,130

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$60,373

Rising Star ISD: $57,423

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Rising Star ISD: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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