Accountability rating

A

Bells ISD: A

Total students

206

Avg. teacher experience

12.8 years

Bells ISD: 15.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Bells ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 90%

Pritchard Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Bells, TX, in the Bells ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 206 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 30.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $46,146, which is $7,976 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

1550 Ole Ambrose Rd
Bells, TX 75414-2689

Office phone number

(903) 965-4835

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Pritchard Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

206

African American

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (1%)

Bells ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

14 (6.8%)

Bells ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

179 (86.9%)

Bells ISD: 82.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

11 (5.3%)

Bells ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

6.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

86.9%

Two or more races

5.3%

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

30.6 %

Bells ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

33.5 %

Bells ISD: 38.7%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

1.5 %

Bells ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

30.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

33.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.5%

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

1 %

Bells ISD: 1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Bells ISD: 30.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

11.7 %

Bells ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.7 %

Bells ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

1.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

11.7%

Special education

9.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Bells ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Bells ISD: A

School progress

B

Bells ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Bells ISD: B

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

17.5

African American

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Bells ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

17.5 (100%)

Bells ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Bells 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%)

Bells ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

11.5 (65.6%)

Bells ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

6 (34.4%)

Bells ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Bells 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

11.8

Bells ISD: 12.7

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

12.8 years

Bells ISD: 15.4 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

$46,146

Bells ISD: $47,802

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Bells ISD: $36,677

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$38,929

Bells ISD: $39,366

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$42,640

Bells ISD: $42,541

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,797

Bells ISD: $50,739

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,493

Bells ISD: $55,228

Statewide: $62,039

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