Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Rockwall ISD: A

Total students

845

Avg. teacher experience

12.8 years

Rockwall ISD: 12.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Rockwall ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 90%

J W Williams Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Rockwall, TX, in the Rockwall ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 845 students. 20.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,493, which is $402 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.rockwallisd.com/Domain/13

Address

625 E Fm 552
Rockwall, TX 75087

Office phone number

(972) 771-8313

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in J W Williams Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

845

African American

75 (8.9%)

Rockwall ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (0.9%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

22 (2.6%)

Rockwall ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

139 (16.4%)

Rockwall ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

580 (68.6%)

Rockwall ISD: 60.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

21 (2.5%)

Rockwall ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

8.9%

American Indian

0.9%

Asian

2.6%

Hispanic

16.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

68.6%

Two or more races

2.5%

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

20.5 %

Rockwall ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

19.5 %

Rockwall ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.2 %

Rockwall ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

20.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

19.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.2%

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

2.2 %

Rockwall ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

35.1 %

Rockwall ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

10.4 %

Rockwall ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.4 %

Rockwall ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

2.2%

Career and technical

35.1%

Gifted and talented

10.4%

Special education

8.4%

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

A

Rockwall ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Rockwall ISD: A

School progress

A

Rockwall ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Rockwall 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

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

44.9

African American

2 (4.5%)

Rockwall ISD: 3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.7 (8.3%)

Rockwall ISD: 9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rockwall ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

37.2 (82.8%)

Rockwall ISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (4.5%)

Rockwall ISD: 1.9%

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%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

33.3 (74.2%)

Rockwall ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11.6 (25.8%)

Rockwall ISD: 34%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Rockwall ISD: 0.9%

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

18.8

Rockwall ISD: 16.6

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

12.8 years

Rockwall ISD: 12.7 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

$57,493

Rockwall ISD: $58,065

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Rockwall ISD: $64,753

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,343

Rockwall ISD: $54,987

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$56,132

Rockwall ISD: $56,221

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,414

Rockwall ISD: $58,453

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,525

Rockwall ISD: $62,710

Statewide: $65,449

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