Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Desoto ISD: C

Total students

371

Avg. teacher experience

8.3 years

Desoto ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Desoto ISD: 92%

Statewide: 90%

Amber Terrace Discovery & Design Elementary School is an elementary school in Desoto, TX, in the Desoto ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 371 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 20.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,057, which is $2,034 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.desotoisd.org

Address

224 Amber Ln
Desoto, TX 75115

Office phone number

(972) 223-8757

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Amber Terrace Discovery & Design 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

371

African American

255 (68.7%)

Desoto ISD: 74.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.5%)

Desoto ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Desoto ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

101 (27.2%)

Desoto ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.5%)

Desoto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (1.1%)

Desoto ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (1.6%)

Desoto ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

68.7%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

27.2%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

1.1%

Two or more races

1.6%

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

20.5 %

Desoto ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

99.7 %

Desoto ISD: 80.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

17.3 %

Desoto ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

20.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

99.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

17.3%

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

15.6 %

Desoto ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Desoto ISD: 30%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Desoto ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.2 %

Desoto ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

15.6%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

9.2%

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

D

Desoto ISD: C

Student achievement

Not rated (Paired campus)

Desoto ISD: C

School progress

Not rated (Paired campus)

Desoto ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated (Paired campus)

Desoto 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

23

African American

14 (60.8%)

Desoto ISD: 69.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (8.7%)

Desoto ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7 (30.5%)

Desoto ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Desoto ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16 (69.6%)

Desoto ISD: 58.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

7 (30.4%)

Desoto ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 2.8%

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

16.1

Desoto ISD: 16.1

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

8.3 years

Desoto ISD: 9.7 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

$55,057

Desoto ISD: $56,333

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Desoto ISD: $52,889

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$53,495

Desoto ISD: $54,284

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$54,750

Desoto ISD: $55,007

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,700

Desoto ISD: $57,856

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$60,570

Desoto ISD: $63,550

Statewide: $65,449

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