Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Dallas ISD: B

Total students

341

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Dallas ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Dallas ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 90%

Birdie Alexander Elementary School is an elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Dallas ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 341 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 26.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,478, which is $1,387 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.dallasisd.org/alexander

Address

1830 Goldwood Dr
Dallas, TX 75232-3716

Office phone number

(972) 749-3100

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Birdie Alexander Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

341

African American

268 (78.6%)

Dallas ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (1.2%)

Dallas ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.6%)

Dallas ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

54 (15.8%)

Dallas ISD: 69.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.3%)

Dallas ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (1.2%)

Dallas ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

8 (2.3%)

Dallas ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

78.6%

American Indian

1.2%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

15.8%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

1.2%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

26.4 %

Dallas ISD: 65.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

93.5 %

Dallas ISD: 85.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10 %

Dallas ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

26.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

93.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.0%

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

10.3 %

Dallas ISD: 44.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Dallas ISD: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

Dallas ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.7 %

Dallas ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

10.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

5.6%

Special education

14.7%

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

Dallas ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Dallas ISD: C

School progress

C

Dallas ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Dallas 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

25

African American

15.9 (63.7%)

Dallas ISD: 33.5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.5 (18.1%)

Dallas ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

1 (4%)

Dallas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2.5 (10.2%)

Dallas ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (4%)

Dallas ISD: 2.2%

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%)

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16.1 (64.2%)

Dallas ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

8.9 (35.8%)

Dallas ISD: 25%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 1.3%

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

13.6

Dallas ISD: 15.4

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

10.2 years

Dallas 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

$58,478

Dallas ISD: $60,146

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$54,000

Dallas ISD: $53,154

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,311

Dallas ISD: $56,667

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$60,416

Dallas ISD: $61,464

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,777

Dallas ISD: $63,019

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,957

Dallas ISD: $66,464

Statewide: $65,449

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