Total students

7,295

Students per teacher

17.8

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

11.6 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

90.6 %

Statewide: 89.1%

Willis ISD is a school district in Willis, TX. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 7,295 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 53.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,880, which is $355 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.6 years of experience. The average SAT score at Willis ISD was 1382. The average ACT score was 19.6. In the Class of 2016 , 90.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.5%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Willis ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

7,295

African American

559 (7.7%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

27 (0.4%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

48 (0.7%)

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

2,583 (35.4%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

5 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

3,823 (52.4%)

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

250 (3.4%)

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

7.7%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

35.4%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

52.4%

Two or more races

3.4%

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

53.7 %

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

58.6 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

15.1 %

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

53.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.1%

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

14.2 %

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

20.4 %

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

4.6 %

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

7.7 %

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

14.2%

Career and technical

20.4%

Gifted and talented

4.6%

Special education

7.7%

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

90.6 %

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

85.7 %

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

89.2 %

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

91.7 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

87.5 %

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

85.7%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

89.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

91.7%

Two or more races

87.5%

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

1.5 %

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

10 %

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.5 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1.8 %

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

White

1.5 %

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

7.3 %

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

7.3 %

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

20 %

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

37.5 %

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

4.4 %

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 25.1%

White

8 %

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

11.5 %

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

31.3 %

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

16.7 %

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

25 %

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

35.7 %

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

Masked

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

1382

Statewide: 1375

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.6

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

38.3 %

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

34.9 %

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

28.2 %

Statewide: 38.7%

English

38.3%

Math

34.9%

English + Math

28.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

410.3

African American

11 (2.7%)

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

47.9 (11.7%)

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

348.4 (84.9%)

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

2 (0.5%)

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 (0.2%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

330 (80.4%)

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

79.3 (19.3%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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

17.8

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

11.6 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

$52,880

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$47,421

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$47,710

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$51,124

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$54,412

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$62,517

Statewide: $60,913

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Middle school or junior high schools

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