Accountability rating

Met standard

Wells ISD: C

Total students

123

Avg. teacher experience

10.9 years

Wells ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

90 %

Wells ISD: 90%

Statewide: 89.7%

Wells High School is a high school in Wells, TX, in the Wells ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 123 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 69.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,838, which is $8,496 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Wells High School was 980. In the Class of 2017, 90% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Website

www.wells.esc7.net

Address

P O Box 469
Wells, TX 75976-0469

Office phone number

(936) 867-4400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Wells High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

123

African American

6 (4.9%)

Wells ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

15 (12.2%)

Wells ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

94 (76.4%)

Wells ISD: 78.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

8 (6.5%)

Wells ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

4.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

12.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

76.4%

Two or more races

6.5%

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

69.9 %

Wells ISD: 61.2%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

52.8 %

Wells ISD: 57.7%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

4.1 %

Wells ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

69.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

52.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.1%

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

4.1 %

Wells ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

75.6 %

Wells ISD: 32.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.5 %

Wells ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

16.3 %

Wells ISD: 14%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

4.1%

Career and technical

75.6%

Gifted and talented

6.5%

Special education

16.3%

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

Wells ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Wells ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Wells ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Wells 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

90 %

Wells ISD: 90%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Wells ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

88.9 %

Wells ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

88.9%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

Masked

Wells ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.3%

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

0 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

Masked

Wells ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

Masked

Wells ISD: Masked

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

0 %

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Wells ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

980

Wells ISD: 980

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Wells ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2017.

Reading

66.7 %

Wells ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

55.6 %

Wells ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

44.4 %

Wells ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

66.7%

Math

55.6%

Reading + Math

44.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

11.9

African American

0.5 (4.1%)

Wells ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

11.4 (95.9%)

Wells ISD: 94.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Wells 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%)

Wells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

10.5 (88.8%)

Wells ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

1.3 (11.2%)

Wells ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Wells ISD: 0%

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

10.4

Wells ISD: 11

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

10.9 years

Wells ISD: 10.9 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

$44,838

Wells ISD: $43,077

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$38,491

Wells ISD: $38,491

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$41,346

Wells ISD: $39,545

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$43,839

Wells ISD: $41,355

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$47,664

Wells ISD: $44,723

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$54,897

Wells ISD: $51,061

Statewide: $61,428

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