Big Spring J High School

Big Spring J High School serves 960 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 71%.
Big Spring J High School operates within the Big Spring Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 960 students has grown by 74% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 960 students
Big Spring J High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Big Spring J High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Big Spring J High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Big Spring J High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Big Spring J High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Hispanic
63%
52%
Big Spring J High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
6%
13%
Big Spring J High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
29%
29%
Big Spring J High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Big Spring J High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Big Spring J High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.41
Big Spring J High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
53%
Big Spring J High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Big Spring J High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,160 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,197 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,368 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Big Spring Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,160 838
Big Spring Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $9 MM
Big Spring Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Big Spring Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,197 $12,250
Big Spring Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,368 $12,682
Big Spring Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Big Spring Aep (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Big Spring Aep (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Big Spring Aep (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big SpringBig Spring Aep
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 5-12708 East 11th Place
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-3641
    0.55-12n/a
  • Big SpringBig Spring High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 941 students707 East 11th Place
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-3641
    0.59-12941
  • Big SpringGoliad Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 570 students1900 South Goliad
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4121
    1KG-5570
  • Big SpringWashington Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 562 students1201 Birdwell Ln
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4126
    1.5KG-5562
  • Big SpringMoss Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 433 students3200 Fordham Ave
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4148
    1.6KG-5433

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