Big Spring J High School

  • Big Spring J High School serves 668 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Big Spring J High School operates within the Big Spring Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 668 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students668 students
Big Spring J High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Big Spring J High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Big Spring J High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeBig Spring J High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Big Spring J High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Big Spring J High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
65%
52%
Big Spring J High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
5%
13%
Big Spring J High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
27%
29%
Big Spring J High School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Big Spring J High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBig Spring J High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.510.63
Big Spring J High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
51%
52%
Big Spring J High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Big Spring J High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Big Spring Independent School District's student population of 4,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,511 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,669 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameBig Spring Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed4,255825
Big Spring Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$36 MM$9 MM
Big Spring Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$36 MM$10 MM
Big Spring Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,511$12,250
Big Spring Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,669$12,682
Big Spring Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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