Accountability rating

C

Total students

35,348

Avg. teacher experience

9.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

85.1 %

Statewide: 90%

Spring ISD is a school district in Houston, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 35,348 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 58.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 25.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,578, which is $5,456 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.3 years of experience. The average SAT score at Spring ISD was 897. The average ACT score was 19.0. In the Class of 2018, 85.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 3.9%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Spring ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

35,348

African American

14,135 (40%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

675 (1.9%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

959 (2.7%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

16,264 (46%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

114 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2,645 (7.5%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

556 (1.6%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

40.0%

American Indian

1.9%

Asian

2.7%

Hispanic

46.0%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

7.5%

Two or more races

1.6%

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

58.4 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

70.1 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

25.4 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

58.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.4%

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

25.2 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

33.8 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.9 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

25.2%

Career and technical

33.8%

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

8.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Student achievement

C

School progress

B

Closing the gaps

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 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

85.1 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

85.4 %

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

70 %

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

94.4 %

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

84.6 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

68.8 %

Statewide: 86.4%

White

85.5 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

84.2 %

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

85.4%

American Indian

70.0%

Asian

94.4%

Hispanic

84.6%

Pacific Islander

68.8%

White

85.5%

Two or more races

84.2%

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

3.9 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

5.5 %

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

3.8 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

1.4 %

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

4.3 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

7 %

Statewide: 2.7%

White

3.7 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

4.5 %

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

23.6 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

20.2 %

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

26.1 %

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

46 %

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

22.9 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

23.8 %

Statewide: 20.2%

White

32.6 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

35.3 %

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

12.7 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

4.3 %

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

16.7 %

Statewide: 51%

Asian

30.2 %

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

14.5 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

40 %

Statewide: 52.5%

White

18.1 %

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

16.7 %

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

897

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.0

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

46.8 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

35.7 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

27.7 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

46.8%

Math

35.7%

Reading + Math

27.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

2,164

African American

852.5 (39.4%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

6 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

57 (2.6%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

456.5 (21.1%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

761 (35.2%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

28 (1.3%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

22.5 (1%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

1,517.9 (70.1%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

592.8 (27.4%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

30.7 (1.4%)

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

16.3

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

9.3 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

$59,578

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$55,559

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,397

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$59,584

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$62,176

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$69,820

Statewide: $62,039

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