Accountability rating

A

Allen ISD: A

Total students

1,728

Avg. teacher experience

12.1 years

Allen ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Allen ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 90%

Lowery Freshman Center is a high school in Allen, TX, in the Allen ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,728 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 17% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,184, which is $5,062 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Lowery Freshman Center was 1474. The dropout rate was 0.2%.

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Contact information

Website

www.allenisd.org/lowery/index.htm

Address

368 N Greenville Ave
Allen, TX 75002

Office phone number

(972) 396-6975

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lowery Freshman Center are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,728

African American

224 (13%)

Allen ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.3%)

Allen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

300 (17.4%)

Allen ISD: 20.9%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

279 (16.1%)

Allen ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

5 (0.3%)

Allen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

826 (47.8%)

Allen ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

89 (5.2%)

Allen ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

13.0%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

17.4%

Hispanic

16.1%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

47.8%

Two or more races

5.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

17 %

Allen ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

18.2 %

Allen ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

4.9 %

Allen ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

17.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

18.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.8 %

Allen ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

62.6 %

Allen ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

17.2 %

Allen ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.1 %

Allen ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.8%

Career and technical

62.6%

Gifted and talented

17.2%

Special education

9.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Allen ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Allen ISD: A

School progress

B

Allen ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Allen ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

N/A

Allen ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Allen ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Allen ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Allen ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Allen ISD: 96%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Allen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Allen ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Allen ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.2 %

Allen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Allen ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0.4 %

Allen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Allen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Allen ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Allen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.2 %

Allen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Allen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

N/A

Allen ISD: 36.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Allen ISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Allen ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Allen ISD: 71%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

N/A

Allen ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Allen ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Allen ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Allen ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Allen ISD: 84.1%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Allen ISD: 74.1%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Allen ISD: 80%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Allen ISD: 88%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Allen ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Allen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Allen ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Allen ISD: 69.5%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1474

Allen ISD: 1202

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Allen ISD: 25.1

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

N/A

Allen ISD: 78.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

N/A

Allen ISD: 68.7%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

N/A

Allen ISD: 66.8%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

107.1

African American

7.2 (6.8%)

Allen ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Allen ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3.3 (3%)

Allen ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

7.9 (7.4%)

Allen ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Allen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

88.1 (82.3%)

Allen ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0.5 (0.5%)

Allen ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.1 (0.1%)

Allen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

69.7 (65.1%)

Allen ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

36.2 (33.8%)

Allen ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (0.9%)

Allen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

16.1

Allen ISD: 15.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12.1 years

Allen ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$59,184

Allen ISD: $58,845

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,567

Allen ISD: $52,244

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,879

Allen ISD: $55,548

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$57,533

Allen ISD: $57,536

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$60,132

Allen ISD: $59,685

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$66,534

Allen ISD: $65,018

Statewide: $62,039

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