Accountability rating

B

Waco ISD: B

Total students

921

Avg. teacher experience

9.1 years

Waco ISD: 9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Waco ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 90%

Tennyson Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Waco, TX, in the Waco ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 921 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 58.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,874, which is $2,248 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

tennyson.wacoisd.org/cms/One.aspx

Address

6100 Tennyson Dr
Waco, TX 76710-4361

Office phone number

(254) 772-1440

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Tennyson Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

921

African American

248 (26.9%)

Waco ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.3%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.7%)

Waco ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

506 (54.9%)

Waco ISD: 60.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

134 (14.5%)

Waco ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

24 (2.6%)

Waco ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

26.9%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

54.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

14.5%

Two or more races

2.6%

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

58.6 %

Waco ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

68.9 %

Waco ISD: 77%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

12.8 %

Waco ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

58.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

68.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

12.8%

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

12.7 %

Waco ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Waco ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

32.2 %

Waco ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.7 %

Waco ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

12.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

32.2%

Special education

6.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Waco ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Waco ISD: C

School progress

B

Waco ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Waco 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

64.9

African American

11.9 (18.3%)

Waco ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

6.9 (10.7%)

Waco ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (1.5%)

Waco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

44.1 (68%)

Waco ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (1.5%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

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%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

44.5 (68.6%)

Waco ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

18.4 (28.4%)

Waco ISD: 20%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2 (3.1%)

Waco ISD: 1.6%

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

14.2

Waco ISD: 15

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

9.1 years

Waco ISD: 9 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

$51,874

Waco ISD: $50,922

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$47,214

Waco ISD: $46,572

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,178

Waco ISD: $48,712

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,599

Waco ISD: $50,794

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,717

Waco ISD: $53,286

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,237

Waco ISD: $58,437

Statewide: $62,039

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