Accountability rating

Met standard

Commerce ISD: C

Total students

382

Avg. teacher experience

12.9 years

Commerce ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Commerce ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

Commerce Elementary School is an elementary school in Commerce, TX, in the Commerce ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 382 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 51.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,854, which is $8,480 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

schools.commerceisd.org/default.aspx?name=01.homepage

Address

3315 Washington St
Commerce, TX 75428

Office phone number

(903) 886-3757

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Commerce Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

382

African American

104 (27.2%)

Commerce ISD: 22%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Commerce ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (1.6%)

Commerce ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

85 (22.3%)

Commerce ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

5 (1.3%)

Commerce ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

143 (37.4%)

Commerce ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

38 (9.9%)

Commerce ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

27.2%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

1.6%

Hispanic

22.3%

Pacific Islander

1.3%

White

37.4%

Two or more races

9.9%

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

51.8 %

Commerce ISD: 58.1%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

73.3 %

Commerce ISD: 62.1%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

14.1 %

Commerce ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

51.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

14.1 %

Commerce ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Commerce ISD: 35%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.7 %

Commerce ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

9.4 %

Commerce ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

14.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.7%

Special education

9.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Commerce ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Commerce ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Commerce ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Commerce ISD: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

27.1

African American

1 (3.7%)

Commerce ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Commerce ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Commerce ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

1 (3.7%)

Commerce ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Commerce ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

25.1 (92.6%)

Commerce ISD: 84.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Commerce ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2.5 (9.2%)

Commerce ISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20 (73.7%)

Commerce ISD: 58.8%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

4.6 (17.1%)

Commerce ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Commerce ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

14.1

Commerce ISD: 13.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

12.9 years

Commerce ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$44,854

Commerce ISD: $45,028

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

N/A

Commerce ISD: $39,917

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$40,191

Commerce ISD: $41,305

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$42,298

Commerce ISD: $43,241

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$47,567

Commerce ISD: $46,840

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$49,633

Commerce ISD: $53,149

Statewide: $61,428

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