Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Crowley ISD: B

Total students

603

Avg. teacher experience

9.3 years

Crowley ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Crowley ISD: 92.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Bess Race Elementary School is an elementary school in Crowley, TX, in the Crowley ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 603 students. 31.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.8% 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 $60,924, which is $3,283 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.crowley.k12.tx.us

Address

537 S Hts Dr
Crowley, TX 76036-3197

Office phone number

(817) 297-5080

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bess Race Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. 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 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

603

African American

222 (36.8%)

Crowley ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Crowley ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

12 (2%)

Crowley ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

164 (27.2%)

Crowley ISD: 33.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.5%)

Crowley ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

161 (26.7%)

Crowley ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

40 (6.6%)

Crowley ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

36.8%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

2.0%

Hispanic

27.2%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

26.7%

Two or more races

6.6%

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

31.2 %

Crowley ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

71.3 %

Crowley ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.3 %

Crowley ISD: 17%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

31.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.3%

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

5.8 %

Crowley ISD: 17.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.8 %

Crowley ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.8 %

Crowley ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.8%

Gifted and talented

6.8%

Special education

9.8%

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 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

Crowley ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Crowley ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Crowley ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Crowley 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

3.5 %

Crowley ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Crowley ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

2.9 %

Crowley ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

14.3 %

Crowley ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 %

Crowley ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Crowley ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

2.2 %

Crowley ISD: 6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

7.7 %

Crowley ISD: 8.6%

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

36.6

African American

7.4 (20.2%)

Crowley ISD: 32.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Crowley ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (5.5%)

Crowley ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3 (8.2%)

Crowley ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.7%)

Crowley ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.2 (63.4%)

Crowley ISD: 50.1%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Crowley ISD: 1.9%

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%)

Crowley ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

26.5 (72.5%)

Crowley ISD: 64%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

9 (24.8%)

Crowley ISD: 34.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (2.7%)

Crowley ISD: 0.7%

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

16.5

Crowley ISD: 13.8

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

9.3 years

Crowley ISD: 9.4 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

$60,924

Crowley ISD: $63,394

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$52,032

Crowley ISD: $59,481

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$58,472

Crowley ISD: $60,608

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,509

Crowley ISD: $63,026

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,949

Crowley ISD: $64,969

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,536

Crowley ISD: $70,776

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Crowley ISD: $77,879

Statewide: $69,974

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