Accountability rating

B

Total students

1,695

Avg. teacher experience

15.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.9 %

Statewide: 90%

Denver City ISD is a school district in Denver City, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,695 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 52.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 17.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,721, which is $1,401 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.4 years of experience. The average ACT score was 20.7. In the Class of 2018, 97.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.4%.

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Contact information

Website

www.dcisd.org

Superintendent

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Denver City ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,695

African American

11 (0.6%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

11 (0.6%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,389 (81.9%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

269 (15.9%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

11 (0.6%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

81.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

15.9%

Two or more races

0.6%

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

52.6 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

53.2 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

18.4 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

52.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

53.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.4%

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

17.8 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

30.4 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.4 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.8 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

17.8%

Career and technical

30.4%

Gifted and talented

4.4%

Special education

6.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Student achievement

B

School progress

A

Closing the gaps

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

97.9 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.3 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

97.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

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 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.5 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

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

0.4 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

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

Masked

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

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

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.7

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

71.9 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

71.2 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

66.9 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

71.9%

Math

71.2%

Reading + Math

66.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

120.1

African American

0 (0%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (0.8%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

31.2 (26%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

87 (72.4%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.8%)

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 (0.8%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

93.7 (78%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

25.4 (21.2%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (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

14.1

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

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

$52,721

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$40,889

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$42,154

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$47,529

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,090

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$58,899

Statewide: $62,039

All campuses

Middle school or junior high schools

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