Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: A

Total students

676

Avg. teacher experience

15 years

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 12.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 96.2%

Statewide: 90%

Sour Lake Elementary School is an elementary school in Sour Lake, TX, in the Hardin-Jefferson ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 676 students. 17.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.5% 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 $50,455, which is $6,636 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.hjisd.net

Address

P O Box 340
Sour Lake, TX 77659-0340

Office phone number

(409) 981-6440

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Sour Lake Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 05. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 05.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

676

African American

22 (3.3%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.3%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

30 (4.4%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

615 (91%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (0.9%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

3.3%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

4.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

91.0%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

17.6 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

41.3 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 42.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.6 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

17.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

41.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.6%

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

1.5 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 39.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.4 %

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

1.5%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.0%

Special education

15.4%

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

B

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: A

School progress

B

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Hardin-Jefferson 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

42.8

African American

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

42.8 (100%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 96.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson 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%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

37.8 (88.3%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 83.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

5 (11.7%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 0.6%

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

15.8

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 14.7

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

15 years

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: 12.9 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

$50,455

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $49,256

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $35,529

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$41,658

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $41,981

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,838

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $45,456

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$50,394

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $51,310

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,511

Hardin-Jefferson ISD: $59,288

Statewide: $65,449

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