There are many factors that go into the statistic that 6.5 percent of Ector County ISD students successfully complete a technical certification, two- or four-year degree after six years.

This actually represents the Class of 2013.

“That is a measure that we’re using in Texas. The Texas Education Agency uses that measure and maintains that measure for every school district in the state of Texas and our percentage is 6.5 percent of our students after six years have successfully completed those three opportunities,” ECISD Superintendent Scott Muri said.

He acknowledges that it is very low, but couldn’t say if it is the lowest in the state. He said the state average is 31 percent, so ECISD is significantly below the state average, Muri

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