Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Total students

1,167

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Wichita Falls ISD: 98.7%

Statewide: 90%

Barwise Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Wichita Falls, TX, in the Wichita Falls ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,167 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 60.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,132, which is $1,041 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.wfisd.net/page/925

Address

3807 Kemp
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Office phone number

(940) 235-1108

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Barwise Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 09. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 09.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,167

African American

114 (9.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 14%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

7 (0.6%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

15 (1.3%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

590 (50.6%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 36.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.3%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

392 (33.6%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

46 (3.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

9.8%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

50.6%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

33.6%

Two or more races

3.9%

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

60.4 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

71.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

13.6 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

60.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

13.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 22.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.1 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

13.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

5.7%

Special education

13.1%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

C

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Wichita Falls ISD: B

School progress

B

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Wichita Falls 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

70.6

African American

3.1 (4.4%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0.4 (0.6%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.4 (3.4%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (8.5%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

58.7 (83.1%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 82%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.1%

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 (4.3%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

43 (60.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

24.6 (34.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 23.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

16.5

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

10.6 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.1 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

$58,132

Wichita Falls ISD: $57,571

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,654

Wichita Falls ISD: $49,918

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,282

Wichita Falls ISD: $51,453

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,371

Wichita Falls ISD: $55,216

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,386

Wichita Falls ISD: $60,508

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,256

Wichita Falls ISD: $69,503

Statewide: $65,449

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