Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Forney ISD: A

Total students

868

Avg. teacher experience

9 years

Forney ISD: 9.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Forney ISD: 98.1%

Statewide: 90%

Blackburn Elementary School is an elementary school in Forney, TX, in the Forney ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 868 students. 41.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,940, which is $2,151 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

2401 Concord Dr
Forney, TX 75126-9682

Office phone number

(469) 762-4300

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Blackburn 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

868

African American

348 (40.1%)

Forney ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.5%)

Forney ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

27 (3.1%)

Forney ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

213 (24.5%)

Forney ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

243 (28%)

Forney ISD: 43.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

33 (3.8%)

Forney ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

40.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

3.1%

Hispanic

24.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

28.0%

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

41.1 %

Forney ISD: 39%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

68 %

Forney ISD: 32%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

12.7 %

Forney ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

41.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

68.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

12.7%

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

12.3 %

Forney ISD: 10%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Forney ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.6 %

Forney ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13 %

Forney ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

12.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

1.6%

Special education

13.0%

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

B

Forney ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Forney ISD: A

School progress

B

Forney ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Forney 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

50.2

African American

5 (10%)

Forney ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (12%)

Forney ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39 (77.7%)

Forney ISD: 79.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0.2 (0.4%)

Forney ISD: 1.4%

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%)

Forney ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

36.2 (72.1%)

Forney ISD: 72.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

14 (27.9%)

Forney ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Forney ISD: 0.7%

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

17.3

Forney ISD: 16.8

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

9 years

Forney ISD: 9.5 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

$54,940

Forney ISD: $55,777

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$56,575

Forney ISD: $52,511

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,354

Forney ISD: $52,545

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,752

Forney ISD: $54,408

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,188

Forney ISD: $58,342

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,900

Forney ISD: $62,687

Statewide: $65,449

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