Big Spring J High School

Tel: (432)264-4135
Grades: 6-8

906 students

Big Spring J High School serves 906 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Big Spring J High School operates within the Big Spring Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 906 students has grown by 68% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 906 students
Big Spring J High School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Big Spring J High School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Big Spring J High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 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 15:1 14:1
Big Spring J High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
Hispanic
62%
51%
Big Spring J High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
5%
13%
Big Spring J High School Black (2000-2013)
White
31%
30%
Big Spring J High School White (2000-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Big Spring J High School Sch Ethnicity Big Spring J High School Sta Ethnicity
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 (2000-2013)
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.
55%
53%
Big Spring J High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,517 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Big Spring Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,517 822
Big Spring Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $9 MM
District Spending $33 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,004 $11,947
Big Spring Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,532 $12,666
Big Spring Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forsan High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forsan High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forsan High School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ForsanForsan High School
    411 West 6th
    ForsanTX 79733
    (432)457-2223
    0.1 mi | 355 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Big SpringForsan El At Elbow Elementary School
    5001 Nichols Rd
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)398-5444
    9 mi | 332 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Big SpringKentwood Elementary School
    2500 Merrily Dr
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4130
    9.2 mi | 97 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Big SpringMarcy Elementary School
    2101 Wasson Rd
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4144
    10 mi | 614 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Big SpringGoliad Intermediate School
    2000 Goliad St
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4111
    10.3 mi | 314 students | Gr. 5                      

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