Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Burkburnett ISD: C

Total students

432

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

Burkburnett ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Burkburnett ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

John G Tower Elementary School is an elementary school in Wichita Falls, TX, in the Burkburnett ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 432 students. 39.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $49,072, which is $8,569 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.burkburnettisd.org

Address

5200 Hooper Dr
Wichita Falls, TX 76306-1400

Office phone number

(940) 855-3221

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in John G Tower Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 09. 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 09.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

432

African American

59 (13.7%)

Burkburnett ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.5%)

Burkburnett ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

8 (1.9%)

Burkburnett ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

97 (22.5%)

Burkburnett ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

215 (49.8%)

Burkburnett ISD: 65.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

51 (11.8%)

Burkburnett ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

13.7%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

1.9%

Hispanic

22.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

49.8%

Two or more races

11.8%

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

39.6 %

Burkburnett ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

33.6 %

Burkburnett ISD: 46.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.6 %

Burkburnett ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

39.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

33.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5.6 %

Burkburnett ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Burkburnett ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13 %

Burkburnett ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.6%

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

13.0%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Burkburnett ISD: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Burkburnett ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Burkburnett ISD: C

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Burkburnett ISD: C

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

2.3 %

Burkburnett ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Burkburnett ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

2 %

Burkburnett ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Burkburnett ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.7 %

Burkburnett ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Burkburnett ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

2.2 %

Burkburnett ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

2.4 %

Burkburnett ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

36.8

African American

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 (2.7%)

Burkburnett ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

35.8 (97.3%)

Burkburnett ISD: 89.8%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Burkburnett ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

29 (78.8%)

Burkburnett ISD: 68.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

7.8 (21.2%)

Burkburnett ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Burkburnett 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

11.7

Burkburnett ISD: 12.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

10.8 years

Burkburnett ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$49,072

Burkburnett ISD: $53,802

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Burkburnett ISD: $26,472

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$41,365

Burkburnett ISD: $42,561

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$48,453

Burkburnett ISD: $46,999

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$53,862

Burkburnett ISD: $57,019

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,992

Burkburnett ISD: $62,585

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Burkburnett ISD: $86,691

Statewide: $69,974

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