Total students

18,096

Students per teacher

14.6

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

89.9 %

Statewide: 89.1%

Tyler ISD is a school district in Tyler, TX. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 18,096 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 64.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,002, which is $4,523 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience. The average SAT score at Tyler ISD was 1358. The average ACT score was 18.7. In the Class of 2016 , 89.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.3%.

View Campus List

Contact information

Superintendent

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Tyler ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

18,096

African American

5,183 (28.6%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

39 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

261 (1.4%)

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

8,342 (46.1%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

5 (0%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

3,918 (21.7%)

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

348 (1.9%)

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

28.6%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.4%

Hispanic

46.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

21.7%

Two or more races

1.9%

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

64.2 %

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

63.3 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

23.5 %

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

64.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

63.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22.3 %

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

31 %

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

10.5 %

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

6.8 %

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

22.3%

Career and technical

31.0%

Gifted and talented

10.5%

Special education

6.8%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2017 Accountability Manual.

Accountability rating

Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2012-2013 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

89.9 %

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

86.3 %

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

80 %

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

88.5 %

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

96.1 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

83.3 %

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

86.3%

American Indian

80.0%

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

88.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.1%

Two or more races

83.3%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 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

1.3 %

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

2 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

White

0.5 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

1.4 %

Statewide: 1.5%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

18.1 %

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

11.4 %

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

22.2 %

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

75.8 %

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

16.7 %

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 25.1%

White

25.1 %

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

15 %

Statewide: 29%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 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

49.6 %

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

19.2 %

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

68 %

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

37.1 %

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

75.9 %

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 60.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2016, 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

1358

Statewide: 1375

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.7

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2016.

English

50.8 %

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

35.4 %

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

31.3 %

Statewide: 38.7%

English

50.8%

Math

35.4%

English + Math

31.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

1,237.4

African American

210.2 (17%)

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

3 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

7 (0.6%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

200.1 (16.2%)

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

788.1 (63.7%)

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

29 (2.3%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

5.5 (0.4%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

887.5 (71.7%)

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

331.9 (26.8%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

12.5 (1%)

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2016-2017.

Students per teacher

14.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2016-2017 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

10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$48,002

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$41,793

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$45,056

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$46,801

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$49,190

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$57,669

Statewide: $60,913

All campuses

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune