Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Austin ISD: B

Total students

568

Avg. teacher experience

8.1 years

Austin ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Austin ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Blanton Elementary School is an elementary school in Austin, TX, in the Austin ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 568 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 50.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 71.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,333, which is $3,758 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

5408 Westminster Dr
Austin, TX 78723-3454

Office phone number

(512) 414-2026

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Blanton Elementary School 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

568

African American

30 (5.3%)

Austin ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (1.1%)

Austin ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

337 (59.3%)

Austin ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.5%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

165 (29%)

Austin ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

25 (4.4%)

Austin ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

5.3%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

59.3%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

29.0%

Two or more races

4.4%

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

50.7 %

Austin ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

51.4 %

Austin ISD: 53%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

32.6 %

Austin ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

50.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

51.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

32.6%

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

71.7 %

Austin ISD: 31%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Austin ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

14.6 %

Austin ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Austin ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

71.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

14.6%

Special education

8.8%

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 ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Austin ISD: B

School progress

B

Austin ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Austin 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

37.4

African American

2 (5.4%)

Austin ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.7%)

Austin ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

18 (48.2%)

Austin ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16.4 (43.7%)

Austin ISD: 57%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 1.4%

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 ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

33.1 (88.5%)

Austin ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.3 (11.5%)

Austin ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Austin 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.2

Austin ISD: 14.7

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

8.1 years

Austin ISD: 10 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

$53,333

Austin ISD: $54,707

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,932

Austin ISD: $51,427

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,850

Austin ISD: $52,651

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,072

Austin ISD: $53,549

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,645

Austin ISD: $54,894

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$60,340

Austin ISD: $62,615

Statewide: $65,449

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