Accountability rating

B

Willis ISD: B

Total students

2,085

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Willis ISD: 10.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

86.6 %

Willis ISD: 86.4%

Statewide: 90%

Willis High School is a high school in Willis, TX, in the Willis ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,085 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 47.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,495, which is $1,373 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Willis High School was 1028. The average ACT score was 20.0. In the Class of 2018, 86.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.9%.

Contact information

Website

wisd.willisisd.org

Address

10005 Hwy 75 N
Willis, TX 77378-5625

Office phone number

(936) 856-1250

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Willis High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,085

African American

163 (7.8%)

Willis ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

7 (0.3%)

Willis ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

15 (0.7%)

Willis ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

759 (36.4%)

Willis ISD: 37%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Willis ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,072 (51.4%)

Willis ISD: 51.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

68 (3.3%)

Willis ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

7.8%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

36.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

51.4%

Two or more races

3.3%

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

47.5 %

Willis ISD: 50.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

54.2 %

Willis ISD: 60.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

10.1 %

Willis ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

47.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

54.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.1%

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

9.8 %

Willis ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

77 %

Willis ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.1 %

Willis ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.2 %

Willis ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

9.8%

Career and technical

77.0%

Gifted and talented

5.1%

Special education

7.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Willis ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Willis ISD: B

School progress

B

Willis ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Willis 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

86.6 %

Willis ISD: 86.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

83.3 %

Willis ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

82.2 %

Willis ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

89.3 %

Willis ISD: 89.3%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

81.8 %

Willis ISD: 81.8%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

83.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

82.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

89.3%

Two or more races

81.8%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

2.9 %

Willis ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Willis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

2.8 %

Willis ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Willis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.9 %

Willis ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

2.3 %

Willis ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

2.8 %

Willis ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

10.3 %

Willis ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

9.1 %

Willis ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

30 %

Willis ISD: 30%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

9 %

Willis ISD: 9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

11.4 %

Willis ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

3.8 %

Willis ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

48.5 %

Willis ISD: 48.5%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

28.6 %

Willis ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Willis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

46.4 %

Willis ISD: 46.4%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Willis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

50 %

Willis ISD: 50%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Willis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

1028

Willis ISD: 1028

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.0

Willis ISD: 20.0

Statewide: 20.6

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 2018.

Reading

51.2 %

Willis ISD: 51.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

29.9 %

Willis ISD: 29.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

28.4 %

Willis ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

51.2%

Math

29.9%

Reading + Math

28.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

120.5

African American

4 (3.3%)

Willis ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Willis ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Willis ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

6 (5%)

Willis ISD: 14.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Willis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

110.5 (91.7%)

Willis ISD: 82.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Willis ISD: 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

2 (1.7%)

Willis ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

81.7 (67.8%)

Willis ISD: 81.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

35.8 (29.7%)

Willis ISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (0.8%)

Willis 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

17.3

Willis ISD: 17.2

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

11.4 years

Willis ISD: 10.7 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

$55,495

Willis ISD: $54,658

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$46,530

Willis ISD: $45,854

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,113

Willis ISD: $50,779

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,995

Willis ISD: $52,839

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,911

Willis ISD: $57,036

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,131

Willis ISD: $63,917

Statewide: $62,039

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