Big Sandy J High School

  • Big Sandy J High School serves 167 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Big Sandy J High School's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Sandy J High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Sandy J High School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4802 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
10%
52%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
74%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.43n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Sandy Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.0 miles
    401 Wildcat Dr
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (903)636-5287
    0.0 PK-5 329
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
    0.0 miles
    401 Wildcat Dr
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (903)636-5287
    0.0 9-12 225
  • Big Sandy Azleway - Big Sandy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 8-12 | 15 students
    2.5 miles
    1085 Private Rd 3481
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (512)459-1000
    2.5 8-12 15
  • Hawkins Hawkins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 325 students
    5.5 miles
    231 Hawk Dr
    Hawkins, TX 75765
    (903)769-0536
    5.5 PK-5 325
  • Hawkins Hawkins High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 232 students
    5.5 miles
    231 Hawk Dr
    Hawkins, TX 75765
    (903)769-0571
    5.5 9-12 232

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