Accountability rating

A

Garland ISD: B

Total students

978

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Garland ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Garland ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 90%

Austin Acad For Excell is a middle school or junior high school in Garland, TX, in the Garland ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 978 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 23.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 16.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,101, which is $3,979 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.garlandisd.net/austin

Address

1125 Beverly Dr
Garland, TX 75040-8126

Office phone number

(972) 926-2620

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Austin Acad For Excell 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

978

African American

125 (12.8%)

Garland ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (0.8%)

Garland ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

150 (15.3%)

Garland ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

456 (46.6%)

Garland ISD: 51%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Garland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

221 (22.6%)

Garland ISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

18 (1.8%)

Garland ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

12.8%

American Indian

0.8%

Asian

15.3%

Hispanic

46.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

22.6%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

23.9 %

Garland ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

46.2 %

Garland ISD: 64.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

17 %

Garland ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

23.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

46.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

17.0%

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

16.2 %

Garland ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

9.7 %

Garland ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

71.2 %

Garland ISD: 8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5 %

Garland ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

16.2%

Career and technical

9.7%

Gifted and talented

71.2%

Special education

5.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Garland ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Garland ISD: B

School progress

A

Garland ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Garland 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

53.8

African American

12 (22.3%)

Garland ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Garland ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0.5 (1%)

Garland ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

5.2 (9.8%)

Garland ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (1.9%)

Garland ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

34 (63.2%)

Garland ISD: 56.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (1.9%)

Garland ISD: 1.6%

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%)

Garland ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

33.7 (62.6%)

Garland ISD: 67.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

18.1 (33.7%)

Garland ISD: 30.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

2 (3.7%)

Garland ISD: 1.1%

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

18.2

Garland ISD: 15.2

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

12.6 years

Garland ISD: 11.2 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

$58,101

Garland ISD: $57,487

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$54,702

Garland ISD: $54,253

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,005

Garland ISD: $54,851

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,962

Garland ISD: $56,341

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$57,684

Garland ISD: $58,241

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,741

Garland ISD: $63,810

Statewide: $62,039

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