Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Santa Maria ISD: B

Total students

137

Avg. teacher experience

6.4 years

Santa Maria ISD: 8.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Santa Maria Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Santa Maria, TX, in the Santa Maria ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 137 students. 60.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 37.2% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $48,141, which is $9,500 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 6.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 448
Santa Maria, TX 78592-0448

Office phone number

(956) 565-5348

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Santa Maria Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

137

African American

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

135 (98.5%)

Santa Maria ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (1.5%)

Santa Maria ISD: 1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.5%

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

60.6 %

Santa Maria ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

97.8 %

Santa Maria ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

38 %

Santa Maria ISD: 38.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

60.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

97.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

38.0%

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

37.2 %

Santa Maria ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

22.6 %

Santa Maria ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10.2 %

Santa Maria ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

37.2%

Gifted and talented

22.6%

Special education

10.2%

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)

C

Santa Maria ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Santa Maria ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Santa Maria ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Santa Maria ISD: C

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

1.7 %

Santa Maria ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.7 %

Santa Maria ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: Masked

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

12.7

African American

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.8 (93%)

Santa Maria ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Santa Maria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0.9 (7%)

Santa Maria ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Santa Maria 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%)

Santa Maria ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

9.8 (76.8%)

Santa Maria ISD: 82.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2.9 (23.2%)

Santa Maria ISD: 15.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Santa Maria 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

10.8

Santa Maria ISD: 10.7

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

6.4 years

Santa Maria ISD: 8.2 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

$48,141

Santa Maria ISD: $48,109

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$42,959

Santa Maria ISD: $43,026

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$45,085

Santa Maria ISD: $44,121

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$47,500

Santa Maria ISD: $49,103

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$53,092

Santa Maria ISD: $53,544

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: $54,585

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Santa Maria ISD: $59,030

Statewide: $69,974

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