Accountability rating

F

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Total students

637

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Wichita Falls ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 90%

Kirby Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Wichita Falls, TX, in the Wichita Falls ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 637 students. The school received an accountability rating of F. 68% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,042, which is $7,080 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.wfisd.net

Address

1715 N Loop 11
Wichita Falls, TX 76306-4917

Office phone number

(940) 235-1113

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kirby Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 09. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

637

African American

186 (29.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

7 (1.1%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

265 (41.6%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 36.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

145 (22.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

32 (5%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

29.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

41.6%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

22.8%

Two or more races

5.0%

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

68 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

86.7 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 66.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

11.6 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

68.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.6%

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

11.3 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

25.9 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.2 %

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

11.3%

Career and technical

25.9%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

12.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

F

Wichita Falls ISD: B

Student achievement

F

Wichita Falls ISD: B

School progress

D

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

53.9

African American

10.3 (19.2%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 6%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.1 (3.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.5 (77%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 82.4%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 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

1 (1.9%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

36.6 (67.8%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 74.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

15.6 (29%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 23.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.7 (1.3%)

Wichita Falls ISD: 0.5%

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

11.8

Wichita Falls ISD: 14

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

10.2 years

Wichita Falls ISD: 11.2 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

$47,042

Wichita Falls ISD: $47,800

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$42,939

Wichita Falls ISD: $41,059

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,987

Wichita Falls ISD: $43,870

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$44,987

Wichita Falls ISD: $45,385

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,201

Wichita Falls ISD: $49,600

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,163

Wichita Falls ISD: $57,054

Statewide: $62,039

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