Accountability rating

Met standard

Waxahachie ISD: B

Total students

1,005

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

Robbie E Howard Junior High School is a middle school or junior high school in Waxahachie, TX, in the Waxahachie ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,005 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 45.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,141, which is $807 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.wisd.org

Address

265 Broadhead Rd
Waxahachie, TX 75165

Office phone number

(972) 923-4771

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Robbie E Howard Junior High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,005

African American

132 (13.1%)

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

5 (0.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

291 (29%)

Waxahachie ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

540 (53.7%)

Waxahachie ISD: 49.6%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

31 (3.1%)

Waxahachie ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

13.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

29.0%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

53.7%

Two or more races

3.1%

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

45.4 %

Waxahachie ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

35.3 %

Waxahachie ISD: 45.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

3.1 %

Waxahachie ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

45.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

35.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

3.1 %

Waxahachie ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

21.7 %

Waxahachie ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

8.4 %

Waxahachie ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

13.7 %

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.1%

Career and technical

21.7%

Gifted and talented

8.4%

Special education

13.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Waxahachie ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Waxahachie ISD: B

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

65.9

African American

7.1 (10.8%)

Waxahachie ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

6.2 (9.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

51.5 (78.2%)

Waxahachie ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

1 (1.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (1.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

48.4 (73.5%)

Waxahachie ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

16.4 (25%)

Waxahachie ISD: 22%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Waxahachie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.3

Waxahachie ISD: 14.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

11.2 years

Waxahachie ISD: 11.8 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

$54,141

Waxahachie ISD: $53,787

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$49,215

Waxahachie ISD: $43,574

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$49,591

Waxahachie ISD: $49,206

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$51,001

Waxahachie ISD: $51,257

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$57,610

Waxahachie ISD: $55,459

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$61,167

Waxahachie ISD: $63,599

Statewide: $61,428

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