Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Austin Discovery School: C

Total students

451

Avg. teacher experience

6.2 years

Austin Discovery School: 6.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Austin Discovery School: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Austin Discovery Sch is an charter elementary school in Austin, TX, in the Austin Discovery School school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 451 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 13.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $46,996, which is $10,095 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.austindiscoveryschool.org

Address

9303 Fm 969
Austin, TX 78724

Office phone number

(512) 674-0700

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Austin Discovery Sch are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

451

African American

8 (1.8%)

Austin Discovery School: 1.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

Austin Discovery School: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Austin Discovery School: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

107 (23.7%)

Austin Discovery School: 23.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

308 (68.3%)

Austin Discovery School: 68.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

24 (5.3%)

Austin Discovery School: 5.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.8%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

23.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

68.3%

Two or more races

5.3%

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

13.5 %

Austin Discovery School: 13.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

17.5 %

Austin Discovery School: 17.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

13.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

17.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.8 %

Austin Discovery School: 11.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

11.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

C

Austin Discovery School: C

Student achievement

C

Austin Discovery School: C

School progress

D

Austin Discovery School: D

Closing the gaps

D

Austin Discovery School: D

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

38.4

African American

1 (2.6%)

Austin Discovery School: 2.6%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.6%)

Austin Discovery School: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3 (7.7%)

Austin Discovery School: 7.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33.5 (87.2%)

Austin Discovery School: 87.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

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 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

23.6 (61.5%)

Austin Discovery School: 61.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

14.8 (38.5%)

Austin Discovery School: 38.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Austin Discovery School: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11.8

Austin Discovery School: 11.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

6.2 years

Austin Discovery School: 6.2 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

$46,996

Austin Discovery School: $46,996

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$39,880

Austin Discovery School: $39,880

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,614

Austin Discovery School: $44,614

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,164

Austin Discovery School: $48,164

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,818

Austin Discovery School: $52,818

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,584

Austin Discovery School: $58,584

Statewide: $65,449

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