Accountability rating

C

Duncanville ISD: B

Total students

543

Avg. teacher experience

11.7 years

Duncanville ISD: 8.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Duncanville ISD: 92.4%

Statewide: 90%

Charles Acton Elementary School is an elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Duncanville ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 543 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 70.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 33% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,497, which is $1,375 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

7095 W Wheatland Rd
Dallas, TX 75249

Office phone number

(972) 708-2400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Charles Acton 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

543

African American

230 (42.4%)

Duncanville ISD: 39.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Duncanville ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Duncanville ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

274 (50.5%)

Duncanville ISD: 53.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Duncanville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

17 (3.1%)

Duncanville ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

19 (3.5%)

Duncanville ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

42.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

50.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.1%

Two or more races

3.5%

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

70.5 %

Duncanville ISD: 66.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

85.1 %

Duncanville ISD: 78.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

33.5 %

Duncanville ISD: 19%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

70.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

33.5%

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

33 %

Duncanville ISD: 17.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Duncanville ISD: 45.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

2.8 %

Duncanville ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.6 %

Duncanville ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

33.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.8%

Special education

7.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Duncanville ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Duncanville ISD: C

School progress

C

Duncanville ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Duncanville 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

35.1

African American

11.8 (33.5%)

Duncanville ISD: 40.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Duncanville ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Duncanville ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

7.3 (20.9%)

Duncanville ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

2 (5.7%)

Duncanville ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14 (39.9%)

Duncanville ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Duncanville ISD: 1.1%

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%)

Duncanville ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

28.8 (82%)

Duncanville ISD: 69.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

5.3 (15.2%)

Duncanville ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (2.8%)

Duncanville ISD: 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

15.5

Duncanville ISD: 15.8

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

11.7 years

Duncanville ISD: 8.7 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

$55,497

Duncanville ISD: $55,679

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$51,633

Duncanville ISD: $53,462

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,735

Duncanville ISD: $53,055

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$54,506

Duncanville ISD: $54,477

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,896

Duncanville ISD: $57,983

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,560

Duncanville ISD: $63,920

Statewide: $62,039

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