Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Total students

76,754

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

87.7 %

Statewide: 90.3%

Fort Worth ISD is a school district in Fort Worth, TX. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 76,754 students. 70.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 34.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 87.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 3% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Fort Worth ISD was 925 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 16.5.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $62,422, which is $4,781 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.fwisd.org

Superintendent

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Fort Worth ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

76,754

African American

16,154 (21%)

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

105 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1,322 (1.7%)

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

49,373 (64.3%)

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

47 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

8,424 (11%)

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1,329 (1.7%)

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

21.0%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

64.3%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

11.0%

Two or more races

1.7%

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

70.6 %

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

85.5 %

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

35.5 %

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

70.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

35.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

34.8 %

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

12.8 %

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10.4 %

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

34.8%

Gifted and talented

12.8%

Special education

10.4%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

87.7 %

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

82.4 %

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

100 %

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

84.3 %

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

89.3 %

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

89 %

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

83.1 %

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

82.4%

American Indian

100.0%

Asian

84.3%

Hispanic

89.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

89.0%

Two or more races

83.1%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

3 %

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

3.4 %

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

4.1 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

1.4 %

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

2.8 %

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

White

2.1 %

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

5.1 %

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

7.3 %

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

11.4 %

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

12.3 %

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.4 %

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.8 %

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

3.6 %

Statewide: 7.2%

White

6.1 %

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

12 %

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

22.8 %

Statewide: 22%

African American

11.9 %

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

46.2 %

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

30.4 %

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

22.1 %

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

44.4 %

Statewide: 19.5%

White

44.4 %

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

26.8 %

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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

43.1 %

Statewide: 59%

African American

27.8 %

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

33.3 %

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

63.6 %

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

37.6 %

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

62.7 %

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

54.5 %

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

925

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.5

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

67.1 %

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

49.9 %

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

41.7 %

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

67.1%

Math

49.9%

Reading + Math

41.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

5,488.2

African American

1,219 (22.2%)

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

11.8 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

99.6 (1.8%)

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1,338.5 (24.4%)

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2,783.5 (50.7%)

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

32.9 (0.6%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

41.6 (0.8%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

3,792.7 (69.1%)

Statewide: 73%

Master's

1,591.9 (29%)

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

62 (1.1%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

11.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$62,422

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,984

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,585

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$59,747

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$64,109

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,440

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$87,678

Statewide: $69,974

All campuses

Elementary schools

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