Accountability rating

B

Marfa ISD: B

Total students

339

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Marfa ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.4 %

Marfa ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90%

Marfa Schools is an elementary/secondary school in Marfa, TX, in the Marfa ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 339 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 44% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 18.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $43,996, which is $10,126 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 17.9. In the Class of 2018, 94.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.9%.

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Contact information

Website

www.marfaisd.com

Address

P O Box T
Marfa, TX 79843-0579

Office phone number

(432) 729-5500

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Marfa Schools are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 18. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 18.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

339

African American

9 (2.7%)

Marfa ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Marfa ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

279 (82.3%)

Marfa ISD: 82.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

47 (13.9%)

Marfa ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

3 (0.9%)

Marfa ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

2.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

82.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

13.9%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

44 %

Marfa ISD: 44%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

79.4 %

Marfa ISD: 79.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

24.8 %

Marfa ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

44.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

79.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

24.8%

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

18.3 %

Marfa ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

19.5 %

Marfa ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

1.5 %

Marfa ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8 %

Marfa ISD: 8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

18.3%

Career and technical

19.5%

Gifted and talented

1.5%

Special education

8.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Marfa ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Marfa ISD: B

School progress

B

Marfa ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Marfa ISD: A

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

94.4 %

Marfa ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Marfa ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Marfa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

2.9 %

Marfa ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.1 %

Marfa ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Marfa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

Marfa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.9

Marfa ISD: 17.9

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

47.1 %

Marfa ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

29.4 %

Marfa ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

29.4 %

Marfa ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

47.1%

Math

29.4%

Reading + Math

29.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

32.6

African American

0 (0%)

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0.1 (0.4%)

Marfa ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

16 (49.1%)

Marfa ISD: 49.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Marfa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

15.5 (47.5%)

Marfa ISD: 47.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (3.1%)

Marfa ISD: 3.1%

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 (3.1%)

Marfa ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20.5 (62.8%)

Marfa ISD: 62.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

11.1 (34.1%)

Marfa ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Marfa 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

10.4

Marfa ISD: 10.4

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

9.8 years

Marfa ISD: 9.8 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

$43,996

Marfa ISD: $43,996

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$38,901

Marfa ISD: $38,901

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$40,075

Marfa ISD: $40,075

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$44,125

Marfa ISD: $44,125

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$47,550

Marfa ISD: $47,550

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,300

Marfa ISD: $54,300

Statewide: $62,039

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