Big Spring J High School

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 59% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 906 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 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
Hispanic
62%
51%
Black
5%
13%
White
31%
30%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,517 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,004 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,532 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Big Spring Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,517 822
District Total Revenue $38 MM $9 MM
District Spending $33 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,004 $11,947
District Spending / Student $8,532 $12,666
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 Big Spring High School (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 High School
    707 East 11th Place
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-3641
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 994 students                      
  • Big SpringBig Spring Aep
    Alternative School
    708 East 11th Place
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-3641
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 5-12 | n/a students                      
  • Big SpringGoliad Elementary School
    1900 South Goliad
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4121
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 562 students                      
  • Big SpringGoliad Intermediate School
    2000 Goliad St
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4111
    1.1 mi | Gr. 5 | 314 students                      
  • Big SpringWashington Elementary School
    1201 Birdwell Ln
    Big SpringTX 79720
    (432)264-4126
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 571 students                      

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