Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Dallas ISD: B

Total students

294

Avg. teacher experience

12.4 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Dallas ISD: 82.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Birdie Alexander Elementary School is an elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Dallas ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 294 students. 24.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.2% 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 $61,774, which is $4,133 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.4 years of experience.

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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 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

294

African American

236 (80.3%)

Dallas ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (1%)

Dallas ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

45 (15.3%)

Dallas ISD: 69.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (0.7%)

Dallas ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

8 (2.7%)

Dallas ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

80.3%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

15.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.7%

Two or more races

2.7%

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

24.1 %

Dallas ISD: 62.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

92.2 %

Dallas ISD: 85.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

9.5 %

Dallas ISD: 46.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

24.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

92.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.5%

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

10.2 %

Dallas ISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.9 %

Dallas ISD: 17.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.6 %

Dallas ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

10.2%

Gifted and talented

10.9%

Special education

13.6%

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

Dallas ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

D

Dallas ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Dallas ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 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

7.5 %

Dallas ISD: 10%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Dallas ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

9.1 %

Dallas ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Dallas ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.3 %

Dallas ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Dallas ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Dallas ISD: 13.1%

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

25.5

African American

16 (62.7%)

Dallas ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.5 (21.6%)

Dallas ISD: 32.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (3.9%)

Dallas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (7.8%)

Dallas ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (3.9%)

Dallas 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%)

Dallas ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

17.5 (68.6%)

Dallas ISD: 69.4%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

8 (31.4%)

Dallas ISD: 26.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 1.5%

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

11.5

Dallas ISD: 14.1

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

12.4 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 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

$61,774

Dallas ISD: $63,183

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Dallas ISD: $55,554

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$58,140

Dallas ISD: $59,275

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$63,420

Dallas ISD: $64,955

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,313

Dallas ISD: $66,681

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,929

Dallas ISD: $67,284

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$65,988

Dallas ISD: $71,421

Statewide: $69,974

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