Accountability rating

A

Total students

6,052

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.2 %

Statewide: 90%

Friendswood ISD is a school district in Friendswood, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 6,052 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 17.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,922, which is $5,800 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.4 years of experience. The average SAT score at Friendswood ISD was 1182. The average ACT score was 24.8. In the Class of 2018, 98.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Website

www.myfisd.com

Superintendent

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Friendswood ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

6,052

African American

95 (1.6%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

18 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

377 (6.2%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,136 (18.8%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

14 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4,201 (69.4%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

211 (3.5%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.6%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

6.2%

Hispanic

18.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

69.4%

Two or more races

3.5%

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

17.1 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

9.8 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

2.2 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

17.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

9.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.2%

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

2.1 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

35.4 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.6 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.6 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.1%

Career and technical

35.4%

Gifted and talented

9.6%

Special education

10.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Student achievement

A

School progress

B

Closing the gaps

A

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

98.2 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

95.9 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

98.6 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

93.8 %

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

95.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.6%

Two or more races

93.8%

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 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

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

33.1 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

22.2 %

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

56.1 %

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

23.9 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

32.9 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

36.4 %

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

84.1 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

84.8 %

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

77.3 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

85.1 %

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

75 %

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

1182

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

24.8

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

82.6 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

76.1 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

73.4 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

82.6%

Math

76.1%

Reading + Math

73.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

371.6

African American

3 (0.8%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

25 (6.7%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

338.6 (91.1%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

3 (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

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

255.5 (68.8%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

114.1 (30.7%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2 (0.5%)

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

16.3

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

14.4 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

$59,922

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$54,113

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,628

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,931

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,869

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$67,073

Statewide: $62,039

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