Accountability rating

C

Hondo ISD: B

Total students

416

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Hondo ISD: 12.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Hondo ISD: 96.5%

Statewide: 90%

McDowell Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Hondo, TX, in the Hondo ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 416 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 46.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,020, which is $6,102 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.hondoisd.net

Address

1602 27th St S
Hondo, TX 78861

Office phone number

(830) 426-2261

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in McDowell Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

416

African American

6 (1.4%)

Hondo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Hondo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

315 (75.7%)

Hondo ISD: 70.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

93 (22.4%)

Hondo ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.2%)

Hondo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

75.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

22.4%

Two or more races

0.2%

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

46.9 %

Hondo ISD: 46.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

46.6 %

Hondo ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

2.4 %

Hondo ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

46.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

46.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.4%

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

2.2 %

Hondo ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Hondo ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Hondo ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.8 %

Hondo ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

2.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

10.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Hondo ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Hondo ISD: B

School progress

C

Hondo ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Hondo 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

34.1

African American

1.3 (3.8%)

Hondo ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

11.7 (34.2%)

Hondo ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

21.1 (62%)

Hondo ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 1.3%

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%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

24.7 (72.5%)

Hondo ISD: 81.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.4 (27.5%)

Hondo ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hondo ISD: 0%

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

12.2

Hondo ISD: 12.9

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

10 years

Hondo ISD: 12.2 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

$48,020

Hondo ISD: $49,684

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$44,563

Hondo ISD: $44,563

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$45,122

Hondo ISD: $45,585

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$46,311

Hondo ISD: $46,720

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,085

Hondo ISD: $51,110

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,698

Hondo ISD: $56,224

Statewide: $62,039

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