Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Venus ISD: B

Total students

552

Avg. teacher experience

7.4 years

Venus ISD: 8.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Venus ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

Venus Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Venus, TX, in the Venus ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 552 students. 42.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $49,212, which is $7,879 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 7.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

vms.venusisd.net/

Address

#1 Bulldog Dr
Venus, TX 76084-0364

Office phone number

(972) 366-3358

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Venus Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

552

African American

22 (4%)

Venus ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Venus ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

9 (1.6%)

Venus ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

334 (60.5%)

Venus ISD: 59.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

178 (32.2%)

Venus ISD: 33.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

8 (1.4%)

Venus ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

4.0%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.6%

Hispanic

60.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

32.2%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

42.8 %

Venus ISD: 43.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

77.4 %

Venus ISD: 76%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

22.6 %

Venus ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

42.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22.3 %

Venus ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

7.1 %

Venus ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

Venus ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.2 %

Venus ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

22.3%

Career and technical

7.1%

Gifted and talented

5.6%

Special education

9.2%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

C

Venus ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Venus ISD: B

School progress

C

Venus ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Venus 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

40

African American

2.3 (5.7%)

Venus ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.5%)

Venus ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.7 (16.9%)

Venus ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30 (75%)

Venus ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Venus ISD: 0%

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%)

Venus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

29.2 (73%)

Venus ISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

8.8 (22%)

Venus ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (5%)

Venus ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

13.8

Venus ISD: 13.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

7.4 years

Venus ISD: 8.7 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

$49,212

Venus ISD: $49,890

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$43,553

Venus ISD: $42,333

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,159

Venus ISD: $44,349

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$49,788

Venus ISD: $49,114

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,972

Venus ISD: $54,986

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$63,608

Venus ISD: $63,133

Statewide: $65,449

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