Accountability rating

C

Brazosport ISD: B

Total students

616

Avg. teacher experience

8.1 years

Brazosport ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Brazosport ISD: 88.1%

Statewide: 90%

Velasco Elementary School is an elementary school in Freeport, TX, in the Brazosport ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 616 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 65.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 30.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,814, which is $2,692 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

P O Drawer Z
Freeport, TX 77541-1926

Office phone number

(979) 730-7210

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Velasco Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

616

African American

60 (9.7%)

Brazosport ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Brazosport ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brazosport ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

448 (72.7%)

Brazosport ISD: 56.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Brazosport ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

86 (14%)

Brazosport ISD: 32%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

20 (3.2%)

Brazosport ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

9.7%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

72.7%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

14.0%

Two or more races

3.2%

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

65.7 %

Brazosport ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

86 %

Brazosport ISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

31.7 %

Brazosport ISD: 13%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

65.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

31.7%

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

30.7 %

Brazosport ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Brazosport ISD: 32.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Brazosport ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.4 %

Brazosport ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

30.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

10.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Brazosport ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Brazosport ISD: B

School progress

C

Brazosport ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Brazosport 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.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

44.8

African American

8 (17.9%)

Brazosport ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brazosport ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.2%)

Brazosport ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

13.5 (30.2%)

Brazosport ISD: 16.4%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brazosport ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22.2 (49.7%)

Brazosport ISD: 73%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brazosport ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Brazosport ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

42.8 (95.5%)

Brazosport ISD: 78.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2 (4.5%)

Brazosport ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Brazosport ISD: 0.8%

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

13.8

Brazosport ISD: 14.7

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

8.1 years

Brazosport ISD: 11 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

$56,814

Brazosport ISD: $58,312

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$54,625

Brazosport ISD: $55,072

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,315

Brazosport ISD: $55,450

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$56,639

Brazosport ISD: $56,504

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,218

Brazosport ISD: $59,647

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,122

Brazosport ISD: $65,068

Statewide: $62,039

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