Accountability rating

B

Ballinger ISD: B

Total students

257

Avg. teacher experience

16.3 years

Ballinger ISD: 13.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.1 %

Ballinger ISD: 90.6%

Statewide: 90%

Ballinger High School is a high school in Ballinger, TX, in the Ballinger ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 257 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 51.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,021, which is $4,101 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 20.5. In the Class of 2018, 92.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.4%.

Contact information

Website

www.ballingerisd.net

Address

P O Box 231
Ballinger, TX 76821-0231

Office phone number

(325) 365-3547

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ballinger High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 15. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 15.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

257

African American

1 (0.4%)

Ballinger ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (1.6%)

Ballinger ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

115 (44.7%)

Ballinger ISD: 46.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

132 (51.4%)

Ballinger ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

5 (1.9%)

Ballinger ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.4%

American Indian

1.6%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

44.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

51.4%

Two or more races

1.9%

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

51.8 %

Ballinger ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

44.7 %

Ballinger ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.4 %

Ballinger ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

51.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

44.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.4%

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

0.4 %

Ballinger ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

93.4 %

Ballinger ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.5 %

Ballinger ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.3 %

Ballinger ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.4%

Career and technical

93.4%

Gifted and talented

10.5%

Special education

9.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Ballinger ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Ballinger ISD: B

School progress

B

Ballinger ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Ballinger 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

92.1 %

Ballinger ISD: 90.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

89.3 %

Ballinger ISD: 89.3%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

94.3 %

Ballinger ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

89.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.3%

Two or more races

N/A

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

0.4 %

Ballinger ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Ballinger ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Ballinger ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Ballinger ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Ballinger ISD: 0%

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

0 %

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Ballinger ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Ballinger ISD: Masked

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

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Ballinger ISD: N/A

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

Masked

Ballinger ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.5

Ballinger ISD: 20.5

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

55.9 %

Ballinger ISD: 55.9%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

55.9 %

Ballinger ISD: 55.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

44.1 %

Ballinger ISD: 44.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

55.9%

Math

55.9%

Reading + Math

44.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

25

African American

0.8 (3.3%)

Ballinger ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0.7 (2.7%)

Ballinger ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.5 (94%)

Ballinger ISD: 93.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

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%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.2 (68.7%)

Ballinger ISD: 81.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

7.8 (31.3%)

Ballinger ISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Ballinger ISD: 0%

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

10.3

Ballinger ISD: 11.7

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

16.3 years

Ballinger ISD: 13.9 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

$50,021

Ballinger ISD: $44,233

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$29,812

Ballinger ISD: $28,045

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,540

Ballinger ISD: $34,727

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$51,148

Ballinger ISD: $43,590

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,457

Ballinger ISD: $47,912

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,162

Ballinger ISD: $52,062

Statewide: $62,039

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