Accountability rating

A

Socorro ISD: A

Total students

110

Avg. teacher experience

9 years

Socorro ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

50 %

Socorro ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

Options High School is a high school in El Paso, TX, in the Socorro ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 110 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 98.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,345, which is $2,777 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Options High School was 779. In the Class of 2018, 50% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 9.9%.

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Contact information

Website

www.sisd.net

Address

12380 Pine Springs
El Paso, TX 79928

Office phone number

(915) 937-1300

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Options High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 19. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Ethnicity

Total students

110

African American

4 (3.6%)

Socorro ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

98 (89.1%)

Socorro ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

2 (1.8%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (3.6%)

Socorro ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (1.8%)

Socorro ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

3.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

89.1%

Pacific Islander

1.8%

White

3.6%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

98.2 %

Socorro ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

75.5 %

Socorro ISD: 73.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7.3 %

Socorro ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

98.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

75.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.4 %

Socorro ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

50.9 %

Socorro ISD: 37.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

1.8 %

Socorro ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

2.7 %

Socorro ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.4%

Career and technical

50.9%

Gifted and talented

1.8%

Special education

2.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Socorro ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Socorro ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Socorro ISD: A

Closing the gaps

Not rated

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

50 %

Socorro ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Socorro ISD: 92.5%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

52.5 %

Socorro ISD: 92%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Socorro ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Socorro ISD: 88.1%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 84%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

52.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

9.9 %

Socorro ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Socorro ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

9.5 %

Socorro ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

Masked

Socorro ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Socorro ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Socorro ISD: 33.1%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Socorro ISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Socorro ISD: 20%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

Socorro ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Socorro ISD: 36.6%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

Socorro ISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Socorro ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Socorro ISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Socorro ISD: 46.7%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Socorro ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Socorro ISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Socorro ISD: 34%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Socorro ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

779

Socorro ISD: 924

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Socorro ISD: 18.8

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

23.6 %

Socorro ISD: 58.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

5.6 %

Socorro ISD: 52.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

5.6 %

Socorro ISD: 38.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

23.6%

Math

5.6%

Reading + Math

5.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

14.6

African American

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

12.1 (82.9%)

Socorro ISD: 86.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2.5 (17.1%)

Socorro ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

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%)

Socorro ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

10.5 (71.7%)

Socorro ISD: 67.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4.1 (28.3%)

Socorro ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

7.5

Socorro ISD: 16.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

9 years

Socorro ISD: 11 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

$51,345

Socorro ISD: $52,622

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$40,220

Socorro ISD: $37,720

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,722

Socorro ISD: $50,123

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,710

Socorro ISD: $52,018

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,880

Socorro ISD: $54,884

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,031

Socorro ISD: $61,523

Statewide: $62,039

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