Total students

6,839

Students per teacher

17.1

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.4 %

Statewide: 89.1%

Waller ISD is a school district in Waller, TX. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 6,839 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 53% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,969, which is $4,444 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience. The average SAT score at Waller ISD was 1367. The average ACT score was 18.0. In the Class of 2016 , 97.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Waller ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

6,839

African American

711 (10.4%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

33 (0.5%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

38 (0.6%)

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

3,621 (52.9%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

7 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

2,271 (33.2%)

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

158 (2.3%)

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

10.4%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

52.9%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

33.2%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

53 %

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

63.4 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

27.2 %

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

53.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

63.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

27.2%

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

26.6 %

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

24.4 %

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

5.1 %

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

6 %

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

26.6%

Career and technical

24.4%

Gifted and talented

5.1%

Special education

6.0%

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

97.4 %

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

95.7 %

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

98.9 %

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

96.6 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

92.3 %

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

95.7%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

98.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.6%

Two or more races

92.3%

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

0.8 %

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.9 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

White

1 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

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

14.4 %

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

12.2 %

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

12.3 %

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 25.1%

White

17 %

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

20.8 %

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

34.7 %

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

18.2 %

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

34.8 %

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

36.4 %

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

60 %

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

1367

Statewide: 1375

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.0

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

32.2 %

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

27.5 %

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

21.9 %

Statewide: 38.7%

English

32.2%

Math

27.5%

English + Math

21.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

399.5

African American

49.2 (12.3%)

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.5%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

67.9 (17%)

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

276.4 (69.2%)

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

3 (0.8%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

3 (0.8%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

311.6 (78%)

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

83.9 (21%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

1 (0.3%)

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

17.1

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

$56,969

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$52,092

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$54,706

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$55,275

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$57,954

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$65,814

Statewide: $60,913

All campuses

Middle school or junior high schools

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