Big Sandy Independent School District

401 Wildcat Dr
Big Sandy, TX 75755-598
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Big Sandy Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 178 students in Big Sandy Independent School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Texas.
Public High School in Big Sandy Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Texas public high school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Public High School in Big Sandy Independent School District have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is equal to the Texas average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Big Sandy High School, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Texas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public high school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,506 Schools
# Students
643 Students
1,856,541 Students
# Teachers
62 Teachers
125,992 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Big Sandy Independent School District, which is ranked #422 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#483 out of 1198 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Big Sandy Independent   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Sandy Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Sandy Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Big Sandy Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.47
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
6,225 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
85,986 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
67 Students
972,642 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
53%
# Black Students
63 Students
229,696 Students
% Black Students
10%
12%
# White Students
457 Students
513,196 Students
% White Students
71%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,768 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
53 Students
43,595 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
4,969
# Students in K Grade:
52
8,180
# Students in 1st Grade:
45
8,470
# Students in 2nd Grade:
41
8,359
# Students in 3rd Grade:
51
9,416
# Students in 4th Grade:
46
9,837
# Students in 5th Grade:
47
10,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
46
52,312
# Students in 7th Grade:
51
65,842
# Students in 8th Grade:
58
66,946
# Students in 9th Grade:
43
436,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
49
420,924
# Students in 11th Grade:
49
388,568
# Students in 12th Grade:
37
364,802
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,883 is higher than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,510 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$12 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Big Sandy Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$12 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Sandy Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,883
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Sandy Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,510
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Sandy Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Big Sandy Independent School District Public High Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Big Sandy High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Wildcat Dr
Big Sandy, TX 75755
(903) 636-5287
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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