Big Spring J High School

  • Big Spring J High School serves 606 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Big Spring J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Big Spring J High School's student population of 606 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Spring J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Spring J High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7519 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
70%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
21%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Spring Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Big Spring J High School is Big Spring Aep (0.5 miles away)
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