Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Garland ISD: B

Total students

994

Avg. teacher experience

13.6 years

Garland ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Garland ISD: 94.1%

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 2019-2020 school year, it had 994 students. 26.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 21.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A 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 $60,115, which is $3,024 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.6 years of experience.

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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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

994

African American

118 (11.9%)

Garland ISD: 17.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.5%)

Garland ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

158 (15.9%)

Garland ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

470 (47.3%)

Garland ISD: 51.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Garland ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

213 (21.4%)

Garland ISD: 17.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

30 (3%)

Garland ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

11.9%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

15.9%

Hispanic

47.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

21.4%

Two or more races

3.0%

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

26.2 %

Garland ISD: 43.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

47.6 %

Garland ISD: 65.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

22.5 %

Garland ISD: 34%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

26.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

47.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.5%

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

21.7 %

Garland ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

10.2 %

Garland ISD: 30%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

70.9 %

Garland ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.4 %

Garland ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

21.7%

Career and technical

10.2%

Gifted and talented

70.9%

Special education

6.4%

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

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 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

55.1

African American

10.1 (18.3%)

Garland ISD: 17%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Garland ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (3.6%)

Garland ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.1 (11.2%)

Garland ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

1 (1.8%)

Garland ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33.8 (61.5%)

Garland ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (3.6%)

Garland ISD: 1.5%

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: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

39 (70.8%)

Garland ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

14.1 (25.6%)

Garland ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (3.6%)

Garland ISD: 1%

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

18.1

Garland ISD: 15.5

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

13.6 years

Garland ISD: 11.5 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

$60,115

Garland ISD: $59,386

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Garland ISD: $54,573

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,864

Garland ISD: $56,590

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,883

Garland ISD: $58,209

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$59,192

Garland ISD: $60,345

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,609

Garland ISD: $65,508

Statewide: $65,449

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