Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Happy ISD: A

Total students

143

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Happy ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Happy ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

Happy Elementary School is an elementary school in Happy, TX, in the Happy ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 143 students. 30.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $48,033, which is $9,608 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 458
Happy, TX 79042-0458

Office phone number

(806) 558-2561

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Happy Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 16. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

143

African American

1 (0.7%)

Happy ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

22 (15.4%)

Happy ISD: 16.4%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

119 (83.2%)

Happy ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1 (0.7%)

Happy ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

15.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

83.2%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

30.8 %

Happy ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

42 %

Happy ISD: 37.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

4.2 %

Happy ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

30.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

42.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.2 %

Happy ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

2.1 %

Happy ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

14.7 %

Happy ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

4.2%

Gifted and talented

2.1%

Special education

14.7%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Happy ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Happy ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Happy ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Happy 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

0 %

Happy ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Happy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Happy ISD: Masked

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Happy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 %

Happy ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Happy ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Happy ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

11.8

African American

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11.8 (100%)

Happy ISD: 96.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

11.8 (100%)

Happy ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Happy ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

12.2

Happy ISD: 10.2

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

11.9 years

Happy ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$48,033

Happy ISD: $50,884

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Happy ISD: N/A

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$38,212

Happy ISD: $37,790

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$46,171

Happy ISD: $44,502

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$50,305

Happy ISD: $52,212

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$57,282

Happy ISD: $59,730

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Happy ISD: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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