Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Hale Center ISD: B

Total students

275

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Hale Center ISD: 13.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Hale Center ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 90%

Akin Elementary School is an elementary school in Hale Center, TX, in the Hale Center ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 275 students. 46.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C 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 $50,112, which is $6,979 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisdowls.net

Address

P O Box 1210
Hale Center, TX 79041-0590

Office phone number

(806) 839-2121

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Akin Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

275

African American

6 (2.2%)

Hale Center ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.7%)

Hale Center ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

198 (72%)

Hale Center ISD: 71.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

68 (24.7%)

Hale Center ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

1 (0.4%)

Hale Center ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.2%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

72.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

24.7%

Two or more races

0.4%

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

46.9 %

Hale Center ISD: 58.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

73.8 %

Hale Center ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.2 %

Hale Center ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

46.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.2%

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

10.2 %

Hale Center ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 40.5%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Hale Center ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.3 %

Hale Center ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

10.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

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.

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

C

Hale Center ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Hale Center ISD: B

School progress

C

Hale Center ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

Hale Center 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 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

20.8

African American

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 (19.2%)

Hale Center ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16.8 (80.8%)

Hale Center ISD: 77.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

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%)

Hale Center ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

18.8 (90.4%)

Hale Center ISD: 81.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2 (9.6%)

Hale Center ISD: 17%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hale Center ISD: 0%

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

13.2

Hale Center ISD: 11.9

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

12.5 years

Hale Center ISD: 13.8 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

$50,112

Hale Center ISD: $51,324

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$37,662

Hale Center ISD: $37,661

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$41,212

Hale Center ISD: $41,107

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$45,348

Hale Center ISD: $45,469

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$53,335

Hale Center ISD: $54,692

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,966

Hale Center ISD: $59,837

Statewide: $65,449

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