Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Socorro ISD: A

Total students

2,516

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Socorro ISD: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.6 %

Socorro ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

Americas High School is a high school in El Paso, TX, in the Socorro ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,516 students. 45.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 16.7% 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, 94.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Americas High School was 969 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.6.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,103, which is $462 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.sisd.net

Address

12101 Pellicano
El Paso, TX 79936-4400

Office phone number

(915) 937-2800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Americas High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 19. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 19.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,516

African American

53 (2.1%)

Socorro ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

4 (0.2%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

12 (0.5%)

Socorro ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

2,351 (93.4%)

Socorro ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

4 (0.2%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

74 (2.9%)

Socorro ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

18 (0.7%)

Socorro ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

2.1%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

93.4%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

2.9%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

45.5 %

Socorro ISD: 48.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

57 %

Socorro ISD: 69.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

17.9 %

Socorro ISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

45.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

57.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

17.9%

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

16.7 %

Socorro ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

8.5 %

Socorro ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.3 %

Socorro ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

16.7%

Gifted and talented

8.5%

Special education

9.3%

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

Socorro ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Socorro ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Socorro ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Socorro 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

94.6 %

Socorro ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

80 %

Socorro ISD: 87.6%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Socorro ISD: 80%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

94.9 %

Socorro ISD: 93.9%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Socorro ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

80.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

94.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

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

1 %

Socorro ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

3.4 %

Socorro ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

6.3 %

Socorro ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Socorro ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Socorro ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Socorro ISD: 2%

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

9.3 %

Socorro ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Socorro ISD: 9%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

8.6 %

Socorro ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

12.5 %

Socorro ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

9.2 %

Socorro ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

13 %

Socorro ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Socorro ISD: 6.2%

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

30.3 %

Socorro ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 22%

African American

33.3 %

Socorro ISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Socorro ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

40 %

Socorro ISD: 47.4%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

30.5 %

Socorro ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

18.2 %

Socorro ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 28.9%

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

30.4 %

Socorro ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 59%

African American

12.5 %

Socorro ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Socorro ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

30.6 %

Socorro ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

White

33.3 %

Socorro ISD: 41.8%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 36.4%

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

969

Socorro ISD: 945

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.6

Socorro ISD: 19.6

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

62.9 %

Socorro ISD: 57.8%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

35.3 %

Socorro ISD: 39.5%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

33.8 %

Socorro ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

62.9%

Math

35.3%

Reading + Math

33.8%

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

146.1

African American

8.2 (5.6%)

Socorro ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

113 (77.3%)

Socorro ISD: 87.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.9 (17.1%)

Socorro ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

5.9 (4.1%)

Socorro ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

85.2 (58.3%)

Socorro ISD: 65.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

53 (36.3%)

Socorro ISD: 32.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

2 (1.4%)

Socorro ISD: 0.5%

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

17.2

Socorro ISD: 16

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

12.6 years

Socorro ISD: 11.3 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

$58,103

Socorro ISD: $56,802

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$50,854

Socorro ISD: $46,372

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$54,982

Socorro ISD: $53,331

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$56,001

Socorro ISD: $56,075

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,073

Socorro ISD: $58,638

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,354

Socorro ISD: $63,763

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$71,410

Socorro ISD: $69,848

Statewide: $69,974

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