Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Alief ISD: B

Total students

889

Avg. teacher experience

11.3 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Alief ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90%

Killough Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Houston, TX, in the Alief ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 889 students. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. 89.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 37.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $62,725, which is $5,634 more than the state average.

Click or tap the map to enable panning and zooming.

Contact information

Website

www.aliefisd.net

Address

7600 Synott Rd
Houston, TX 77083-5106

Office phone number

(281) 983-8444

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Killough Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

889

African American

158 (17.8%)

Alief ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.7%)

Alief ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

121 (13.6%)

Alief ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

565 (63.6%)

Alief ISD: 56.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32 (3.6%)

Alief ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (0.7%)

Alief ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

17.8%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

13.6%

Hispanic

63.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

3.6%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

89.2 %

Alief ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

83.7 %

Alief ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

37.3 %

Alief ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

89.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

83.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

37.3%

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

37.3 %

Alief ISD: 45.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

42.1 %

Alief ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Alief ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.4 %

Alief ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

37.3%

Career and technical

42.1%

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

8.4%

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

B

Alief ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Alief ISD: C

School progress

B

Alief ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Alief 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) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

74.2

African American

29.8 (40.1%)

Alief ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (4%)

Alief ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12.7 (17.2%)

Alief ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.6 (34.5%)

Alief ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3.2 (4.3%)

Alief ISD: 2%

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%)

Alief ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

46.6 (62.8%)

Alief ISD: 68.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

26.6 (35.9%)

Alief ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (1.3%)

Alief ISD: 1.5%

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

12

Alief 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

11.3 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 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

$62,725

Alief ISD: $62,630

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$57,650

Alief ISD: $52,943

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,763

Alief ISD: $58,256

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,088

Alief ISD: $61,234

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$64,492

Alief ISD: $65,183

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,710

Alief ISD: $72,080

Statewide: $65,449

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune