Accountability rating

Met standard

Fort Bend ISD: Not rated (Harvey provision)

Total students

1,275

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Fort Bend ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Fort Bend ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

First Colony Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Sugar Land, TX, in the Fort Bend ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,275 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 25.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,046, which is $5,712 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.fortbendisd.com/fcms

Address

3225 Austin Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479-2700

Office phone number

(281) 634-3240

Principals

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in First Colony Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

Ethnicity

Total students

1,275

African American

226 (17.7%)

Fort Bend ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Fort Bend ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

483 (37.9%)

Fort Bend ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

202 (15.8%)

Fort Bend ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Fort Bend ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

313 (24.5%)

Fort Bend ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

49 (3.8%)

Fort Bend ISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

17.7%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

37.9%

Hispanic

15.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

24.5%

Two or more races

3.8%

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

25.3 %

Fort Bend ISD: 42.9%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

16.3 %

Fort Bend ISD: 37.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

6 %

Fort Bend ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

25.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

16.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.6 %

Fort Bend ISD: 15%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

11.1 %

Fort Bend ISD: 24%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.9 %

Fort Bend ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

8 %

Fort Bend ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.6%

Career and technical

11.1%

Gifted and talented

6.9%

Special education

8.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Fort Bend ISD: Not rated (Harvey provision)

Student achievement

N/A

Fort Bend ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Fort Bend ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Fort Bend 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

69.7

African American

10 (14.3%)

Fort Bend ISD: 30%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Fort Bend ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (7.2%)

Fort Bend ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

6 (8.6%)

Fort Bend ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Fort Bend ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

48.7 (69.9%)

Fort Bend ISD: 47.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Fort Bend ISD: 2.1%

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%)

Fort Bend ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

51.2 (73.5%)

Fort Bend ISD: 70.4%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

17.5 (25.1%)

Fort Bend ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (1.4%)

Fort Bend ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

18.3

Fort Bend ISD: 16.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

11.8 years

Fort Bend ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$59,046

Fort Bend ISD: $58,858

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$52,303

Fort Bend ISD: $49,658

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$55,093

Fort Bend ISD: $54,620

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$57,614

Fort Bend ISD: $57,590

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$60,690

Fort Bend ISD: $60,994

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$66,814

Fort Bend ISD: $68,340

Statewide: $61,428

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