Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Denton ISD: B

Total students

378

Avg. teacher experience

11.5 years

Denton ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Denton ISD: 97.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Stephens Elementary School is an elementary school in Shady Shores, TX, in the Denton ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 378 students. 27.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.1% 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 A for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,438, which is $2,797 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

133 Garza Rd
Shady Shores, TX 76208

Office phone number

(940) 369-0800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Stephens 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

378

African American

115 (30.4%)

Denton ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.5%)

Denton ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

21 (5.6%)

Denton ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

81 (21.4%)

Denton ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

147 (38.9%)

Denton ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

12 (3.2%)

Denton ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

30.4%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

5.6%

Hispanic

21.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

38.9%

Two or more races

3.2%

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

27.2 %

Denton ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

59.8 %

Denton ISD: 47.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.1 %

Denton ISD: 16%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

27.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.1%

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

10.1 %

Denton ISD: 17%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

Denton ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

16.7 %

Denton ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

10.1%

Gifted and talented

5.6%

Special education

16.7%

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 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)

A

Denton ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Denton ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Denton ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

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

4.8 %

Denton ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Denton ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

5.3 %

Denton ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

10 %

Denton ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 %

Denton ISD: 3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Denton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.8 %

Denton ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

12.5 %

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

34.3

African American

2 (5.8%)

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

1 (2.9%)

Denton ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Denton ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.3 (88.3%)

Denton ISD: 74%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (2.9%)

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

0.8 (2.3%)

Denton ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

25.9 (75.5%)

Denton ISD: 68.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

7.6 (22.1%)

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

11

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

11.5 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

$60,438

Denton ISD: $60,097

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,808

Denton ISD: $55,806

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,372

Denton ISD: $57,159

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$59,677

Denton ISD: $59,581

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,890

Denton ISD: $62,201

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$66,549

Denton ISD: $65,442

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$64,960

Denton ISD: $74,857

Statewide: $69,974

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