Accountability rating

C

Harlingen CISD: B

Total students

623

Avg. teacher experience

14 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 90%

Lamar Elementary School is an elementary school in Harlingen, TX, in the Harlingen CISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 623 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 69.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 42.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,190, which is $68 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisd.org/lamar

Address

1100 Mclarry Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550-6363

Office phone number

(956) 427-3130

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lamar Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

623

African American

1 (0.2%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.5%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

600 (96.3%)

Harlingen CISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18 (2.9%)

Harlingen CISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

96.3%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

2.9%

Two or more races

N/A

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

69.3 %

Harlingen CISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

90.4 %

Harlingen CISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

32.1 %

Harlingen CISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

69.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

90.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

32.1%

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

42.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

42.5%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.9%

Special education

8.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Harlingen CISD: B

Student achievement

D

Harlingen CISD: B

School progress

B

Harlingen CISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Harlingen CISD: 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

42.3

African American

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

41.3 (97.6%)

Harlingen CISD: 82.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (2.4%)

Harlingen CISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.7%

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%)

Harlingen CISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

34.2 (80.9%)

Harlingen CISD: 77.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

8.1 (19.1%)

Harlingen CISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

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

14.7

Harlingen CISD: 14.9

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

14 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 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

$54,190

Harlingen CISD: $53,397

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,000

Harlingen CISD: $48,387

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,480

Harlingen CISD: $49,518

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,750

Harlingen CISD: $50,624

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,762

Harlingen CISD: $53,922

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,746

Harlingen CISD: $62,143

Statewide: $62,039

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