Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Victoria ISD: C

Total students

832

Avg. teacher experience

14.2 years

Victoria ISD: 11.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Victoria ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

Howell Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Victoria, TX, in the Victoria ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 832 students. 54.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.8% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,166, which is $5,475 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 1759
Victoria, TX 77902-2828

Office phone number

(361) 578-1561

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Howell Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

832

African American

70 (8.4%)

Victoria ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

14 (1.7%)

Victoria ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

523 (62.9%)

Victoria ISD: 67%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

211 (25.4%)

Victoria ISD: 24%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

14 (1.7%)

Victoria ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

8.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

62.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

25.4%

Two or more races

1.7%

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

54.1 %

Victoria ISD: 47.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

59.3 %

Victoria ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.8 %

Victoria ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

54.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.8%

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

1.8 %

Victoria ISD: 7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

8.7 %

Victoria ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.9 %

Victoria ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

1.8%

Gifted and talented

8.7%

Special education

13.9%

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)

C

Victoria ISD: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Victoria ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Victoria ISD: C

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Victoria 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

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

8.1 %

Victoria ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Victoria ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

5.1 %

Victoria ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Victoria ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10.3 %

Victoria ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Victoria ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

3.6 %

Victoria ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

12.5 %

Victoria ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

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

57.2

African American

1 (1.7%)

Victoria ISD: 5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.2 (3.8%)

Victoria ISD: 23%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

53.1 (92.7%)

Victoria ISD: 70%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (1.7%)

Victoria ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

45.8 (80%)

Victoria ISD: 82%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

11.4 (20%)

Victoria ISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Victoria ISD: 0.7%

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

14.5

Victoria ISD: 14.4

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

14.2 years

Victoria ISD: 11.4 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

$52,166

Victoria ISD: $50,292

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$47,607

Victoria ISD: $45,818

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$46,976

Victoria ISD: $46,950

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$49,813

Victoria ISD: $49,332

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$50,889

Victoria ISD: $51,507

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,612

Victoria ISD: $57,001

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$62,297

Victoria ISD: $59,110

Statewide: $69,974

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