Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Gilmer ISD: B

Total students

705

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Gilmer ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95 %

Gilmer ISD: 95%

Statewide: 90%

Gilmer High School is a high school in Gilmer, TX, in the Gilmer ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 705 students. 39.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

In the Class of 2019, 95% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.8% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Gilmer High School was 992 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.2.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $50,713, which is $6,378 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.gilmerisd.org/highschool/

Address

850 Buffalo
Gilmer, TX 75644-0040

Office phone number

(903) 841-7500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Gilmer High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

705

African American

78 (11.1%)

Gilmer ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.9%)

Gilmer ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.6%)

Gilmer ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

132 (18.7%)

Gilmer ISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

453 (64.3%)

Gilmer ISD: 61.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

32 (4.5%)

Gilmer ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

11.1%

American Indian

0.9%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

18.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

64.3%

Two or more races

4.5%

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

39.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 47.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

67.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 81.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

4.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

39.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

67.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.5 %

Gilmer ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

90.5 %

Gilmer ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.9 %

Gilmer ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.9 %

Gilmer ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

4.5%

Career and technical

90.5%

Gifted and talented

8.9%

Special education

10.9%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Gilmer ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Gilmer ISD: B

School progress

B

Gilmer ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Gilmer 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

95 %

Gilmer ISD: 95%

Statewide: 90%

African American

96 %

Gilmer ISD: 96%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96.6 %

Gilmer ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

95.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 95.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

85.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

96.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

96.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

95.7%

Two or more races

85.7%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

0.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1 %

Gilmer ISD: 1%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.6 %

Gilmer ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

24.2 %

Gilmer ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

10.9 %

Gilmer ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

16.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

16.7 %

Gilmer ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gilmer ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

29.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

31.3 %

Gilmer ISD: 31.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

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 2018-2019 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

27.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 51%

African American

0 %

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Gilmer ISD: Masked

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

40 %

Gilmer ISD: 40%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gilmer ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

26.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

20 %

Gilmer ISD: 20%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

992

Gilmer ISD: 992

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.2

Gilmer ISD: 18.2

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

51.6 %

Gilmer ISD: 51.6%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

25.8 %

Gilmer ISD: 25.8%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

25.2 %

Gilmer ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

51.6%

Math

25.8%

Reading + Math

25.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

63.6

African American

7.2 (11.3%)

Gilmer ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.6%)

Gilmer ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.2 (2%)

Gilmer ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

54.2 (85.2%)

Gilmer ISD: 87.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Gilmer 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

1.5 (2.3%)

Gilmer ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

51 (80.2%)

Gilmer ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11.1 (17.5%)

Gilmer ISD: 15.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Gilmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11.1

Gilmer ISD: 13.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12.2 years

Gilmer ISD: 11.9 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

$50,713

Gilmer ISD: $49,230

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$48,479

Gilmer ISD: $42,693

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$45,105

Gilmer ISD: $42,946

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,831

Gilmer ISD: $45,067

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,097

Gilmer ISD: $51,565

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$61,390

Gilmer ISD: $60,333

Statewide: $65,449

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