Accountability rating

C

Desoto ISD: C

Total students

425

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Desoto ISD: 9.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Desoto ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 90%

Ruby Young Elementary School is an elementary school in Desoto, TX, in the Desoto ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 425 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 56.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,951, which is $171 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.desotoisd.org

Address

707 N Young Blvd
Desoto, TX 75115-4443

Office phone number

(972) 223-6505

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ruby Young 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

Ethnicity

Total students

425

African American

330 (77.6%)

Desoto ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Desoto ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

68 (16%)

Desoto ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10 (2.4%)

Desoto ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

16 (3.8%)

Desoto ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

77.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

16.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.4%

Two or more races

3.8%

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

56.7 %

Desoto ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

72.9 %

Desoto ISD: 74.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

6.8 %

Desoto ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

56.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.4 %

Desoto ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Desoto ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.5 %

Desoto ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.3 %

Desoto ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.5%

Special education

7.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

C

Desoto ISD: C

Student achievement

F

Desoto ISD: C

School progress

B

Desoto ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

34.8

African American

24.8 (71.2%)

Desoto ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (2.9%)

Desoto ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

9 (25.9%)

Desoto ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 1.8%

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: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

22.8 (65.5%)

Desoto ISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

12 (34.5%)

Desoto ISD: 39.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Desoto ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

12.2

Desoto ISD: 14

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

9.8 years

Desoto ISD: 9.6 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

$53,951

Desoto ISD: $55,150

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$43,664

Desoto ISD: $51,776

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,870

Desoto ISD: $52,045

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,767

Desoto ISD: $54,081

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,786

Desoto ISD: $57,044

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,068

Desoto ISD: $64,118

Statewide: $62,039

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