Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Hereford ISD: B

Total students

397

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

Hereford ISD: 12.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Hereford ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 90%

Bluebonnet Elementary School is an elementary school in Hereford, TX, in the Hereford ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 397 students. 59.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 35.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of D 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 $49,510, which is $7,581 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.herefordisd.net

Address

221 16th St
Hereford, TX 79045-3112

Office phone number

(806) 363-7650

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bluebonnet 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 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

397

African American

2 (0.5%)

Hereford ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.5%)

Hereford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

378 (95.2%)

Hereford ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13 (3.3%)

Hereford ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (0.5%)

Hereford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

95.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.3%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

59.9 %

Hereford ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

88.2 %

Hereford ISD: 81.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

37.3 %

Hereford ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

59.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

37.3%

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

35.8 %

Hereford ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Hereford ISD: 29.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.3 %

Hereford ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.3 %

Hereford ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

35.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.3%

Special education

12.3%

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

D

Hereford ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Hereford ISD: C

School progress

C

Hereford ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Hereford 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

27.2

African American

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.5 (42.3%)

Hereford ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13.7 (50.4%)

Hereford ISD: 67.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

2 (7.4%)

Hereford ISD: 1%

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%)

Hereford ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

22.7 (83.5%)

Hereford ISD: 79.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.5 (16.5%)

Hereford ISD: 16.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Hereford ISD: 0.7%

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

14.6

Hereford ISD: 13.8

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

10.5 years

Hereford ISD: 12.4 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

$49,510

Hereford ISD: $51,894

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$44,150

Hereford ISD: $44,091

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$46,281

Hereford ISD: $47,122

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,187

Hereford ISD: $49,472

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,880

Hereford ISD: $52,596

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,737

Hereford ISD: $61,473

Statewide: $65,449

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