Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Sherman ISD: B

Total students

1,117

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Sherman ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Sherman ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 90%

Piner Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Sherman, TX, in the Sherman ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,117 students. 53.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 23.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,917, which is $1,174 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.shermanisd.net

Address

402 W Pecan
Sherman, TX 75090

Office phone number

(903) 891-6470

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Piner 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

1,117

African American

138 (12.4%)

Sherman ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

11 (1%)

Sherman ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

24 (2.1%)

Sherman ISD: 3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

496 (44.4%)

Sherman ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.2%)

Sherman ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

381 (34.1%)

Sherman ISD: 34.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

65 (5.8%)

Sherman ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

12.4%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

2.1%

Hispanic

44.4%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

34.1%

Two or more races

5.8%

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

53.4 %

Sherman ISD: 60.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

64.9 %

Sherman ISD: 70.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

23.4 %

Sherman ISD: 23.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

53.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.4%

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

23.3 %

Sherman ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

37.3 %

Sherman ISD: 27%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

17.6 %

Sherman ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.5 %

Sherman ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

23.3%

Career and technical

37.3%

Gifted and talented

17.6%

Special education

11.5%

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

C

Sherman ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Sherman ISD: B

School progress

B

Sherman ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Sherman 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.

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

76.7

African American

3.6 (4.6%)

Sherman ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (1.3%)

Sherman ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Sherman ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.6 (11.2%)

Sherman ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sherman ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

61.5 (80.2%)

Sherman ISD: 78.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (2.6%)

Sherman ISD: 4.6%

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%)

Sherman ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

47.2 (61.5%)

Sherman ISD: 70.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

27.5 (35.9%)

Sherman ISD: 28.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (2.6%)

Sherman 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

14.6

Sherman ISD: 13.3

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

12.2 years

Sherman ISD: 11.8 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

$55,917

Sherman ISD: $55,744

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$51,387

Sherman ISD: $51,155

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,828

Sherman ISD: $51,965

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$52,699

Sherman ISD: $52,892

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,398

Sherman ISD: $56,884

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,228

Sherman ISD: $63,420

Statewide: $65,449

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