Accountability rating

B

Laredo ISD: B

Total students

1,187

Avg. teacher experience

14.7 years

Laredo ISD: 14.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Laredo ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Christen Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Laredo, TX, in the Laredo ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,187 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 65% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 58.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,216, which is $4,094 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

2001 Santa Maria Ave
Laredo, TX 78040

Office phone number

(956) 273-6400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Christen Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,187

African American

1 (0.1%)

Laredo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,170 (98.6%)

Laredo ISD: 99.2%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16 (1.3%)

Laredo ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.3%

Two or more races

N/A

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

65 %

Laredo ISD: 64.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

99.8 %

Laredo ISD: 96.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

58.4 %

Laredo ISD: 54.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

65.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

99.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

58.4%

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

58.4 %

Laredo ISD: 54.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

23.6 %

Laredo ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

13.6 %

Laredo ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.7 %

Laredo ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

58.4%

Career and technical

23.6%

Gifted and talented

13.6%

Special education

12.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Laredo ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Laredo ISD: B

School progress

B

Laredo ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Laredo 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

77.3

African American

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

76.3 (98.7%)

Laredo ISD: 97%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (1.3%)

Laredo ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Laredo 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%)

Laredo ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

66.3 (85.8%)

Laredo ISD: 76.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

11 (14.2%)

Laredo ISD: 22%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Laredo ISD: 0.2%

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

15.3

Laredo ISD: 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

14.7 years

Laredo ISD: 14.2 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

$58,216

Laredo ISD: $59,141

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$47,121

Laredo ISD: $47,933

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,475

Laredo ISD: $52,842

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$54,995

Laredo ISD: $55,630

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$57,468

Laredo ISD: $59,226

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$67,485

Laredo ISD: $68,089

Statewide: $62,039

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