Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Higgins ISD: C

Total students

68

Avg. teacher experience

10.3 years

Higgins ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Higgins ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Higgins School is an elementary/secondary school in Texas, in the Higgins ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 68 students. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. 32.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average ACT score was 19.2.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $46,068, which is $11,023 less than the state average.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Higgins School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 16. 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 education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

68

African American

1 (1.5%)

Higgins ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (2.9%)

Higgins ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

23 (33.8%)

Higgins ISD: 33.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41 (60.3%)

Higgins ISD: 60.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

1 (1.5%)

Higgins ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.5%

American Indian

2.9%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

33.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.3%

Two or more races

1.5%

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

32.4 %

Higgins ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

70.6 %

Higgins ISD: 70.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

13.2 %

Higgins ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

32.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.2%

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

13.2 %

Higgins ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

41.2 %

Higgins ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.5 %

Higgins ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.2 %

Higgins ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

13.2%

Career and technical

41.2%

Gifted and talented

1.5%

Special education

13.2%

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

C

Higgins ISD: C

Student achievement

C

Higgins ISD: C

School progress

C

Higgins ISD: C

Closing the gaps

C

Higgins ISD: 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

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

All students

100 %

Higgins ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Higgins ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

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 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 %

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

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

0 %

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

Masked

Higgins ISD: Masked

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

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

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

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

N/A

Higgins ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

19.2

Higgins ISD: 19.2

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

50 %

Higgins ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

25 %

Higgins ISD: 25%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

25 %

Higgins ISD: 25%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

50.0%

Math

25.0%

Reading + Math

25.0%

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

14.5

African American

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (6.9%)

Higgins ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13.5 (93.1%)

Higgins ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Higgins 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

0 (0%)

Higgins ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

11.5 (79.3%)

Higgins ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (20.7%)

Higgins ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Higgins 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

4.7

Higgins ISD: 4.7

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

10.3 years

Higgins ISD: 10.3 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

$46,068

Higgins ISD: $46,068

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$35,160

Higgins ISD: $35,160

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$36,787

Higgins ISD: $36,787

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,055

Higgins ISD: $44,055

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,879

Higgins ISD: $52,879

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,511

Higgins ISD: $58,511

Statewide: $65,449

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