Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Kerens ISD: B

Total students

561

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Kerens ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.9 %

Kerens ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 90%

Kerens School is an elementary/secondary school in Kerens, TX, in the Kerens ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 561 students. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. 38% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

In the Class of 2019, 97.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Kerens School was 945 for students graduating the previous year. The average ACT score was 18.3.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $50,467, which is $6,624 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.kerensisd.org

Address

200 Bobcat Ln
Kerens, TX 75144-0310

Office phone number

(903) 396-2931

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kerens School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

561

African American

131 (23.4%)

Kerens ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Kerens ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Kerens ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

141 (25.1%)

Kerens ISD: 25.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

255 (45.5%)

Kerens ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

31 (5.5%)

Kerens ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

23.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

25.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

45.5%

Two or more races

5.5%

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

38 %

Kerens ISD: 38%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

74.5 %

Kerens ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.3 %

Kerens ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

38.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

74.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.3%

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

7.3 %

Kerens ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

32.6 %

Kerens ISD: 32.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.9 %

Kerens ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.1 %

Kerens ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.3%

Career and technical

32.6%

Gifted and talented

5.9%

Special education

12.1%

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

Kerens ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Kerens ISD: B

School progress

A

Kerens ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Kerens 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

97.9 %

Kerens ISD: 97.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Kerens ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

90.9 %

Kerens ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Kerens ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

90.9%

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 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Kerens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Kerens ISD: Masked

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 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Kerens ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Kerens ISD: Masked

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

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Kerens ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Kerens 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

945

Kerens ISD: 945

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.3

Kerens ISD: 18.3

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

93.3 %

Kerens ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

73.3 %

Kerens ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

73.3 %

Kerens ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

93.3%

Math

73.3%

Reading + Math

73.3%

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

50.6

African American

2.2 (4.3%)

Kerens ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4%)

Kerens ISD: 4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

46.4 (91.7%)

Kerens ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Kerens 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%)

Kerens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

41.2 (81.4%)

Kerens ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.4 (18.6%)

Kerens ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Kerens 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

Kerens ISD: 11.1

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

11.9 years

Kerens 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

$50,467

Kerens ISD: $50,467

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$40,338

Kerens ISD: $40,338

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$39,543

Kerens ISD: $39,543

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$50,044

Kerens ISD: $50,044

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,555

Kerens ISD: $56,555

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$61,200

Kerens ISD: $61,200

Statewide: $65,449

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