Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Denton ISD: B

Total students

540

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Denton ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Denton ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Rivera Elementary School is an elementary school in Denton, TX, in the Denton ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 540 students. 35.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 31.5% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,878, which is $2,237 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

701 Newton St
Denton, TX 76205-6234

Office phone number

(940) 369-3800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Rivera 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

540

African American

162 (30%)

Denton ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Denton ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

11 (2%)

Denton ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

258 (47.8%)

Denton ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

92 (17%)

Denton ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

13 (2.4%)

Denton ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

30.0%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

2.0%

Hispanic

47.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

17.0%

Two or more races

2.4%

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

35.7 %

Denton ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

88.3 %

Denton ISD: 47.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

30 %

Denton ISD: 16%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

35.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

30.0%

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

31.5 %

Denton ISD: 17%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

6.5 %

Denton ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.3 %

Denton ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

31.5%

Gifted and talented

6.5%

Special education

13.3%

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)

B

Denton ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Denton ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Denton ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Denton ISD: B

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

2.4 %

Denton ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Denton ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

2.6 %

Denton ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Denton ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Denton ISD: 3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Denton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

3.2 %

Denton ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

16.7 %

Denton ISD: 5.9%

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

51.3

African American

8.5 (16.6%)

Denton ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

16 (31.2%)

Denton ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

26.8 (52.2%)

Denton ISD: 74%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 1.6%

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%)

Denton ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

37 (72.1%)

Denton ISD: 68.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

14.3 (27.9%)

Denton ISD: 29.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Denton 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

10.5

Denton ISD: 12.7

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

9.7 years

Denton ISD: 9.8 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

$59,878

Denton ISD: $60,097

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,871

Denton ISD: $55,806

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,037

Denton ISD: $57,159

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$59,249

Denton ISD: $59,581

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,660

Denton ISD: $62,201

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,205

Denton ISD: $65,442

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$79,927

Denton ISD: $74,857

Statewide: $69,974

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