Accountability rating

A

Highland Park ISD: A

Total students

640

Avg. teacher experience

12.7 years

Highland Park ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Highland Park ISD: 99.1%

Statewide: 90%

University Park Elementary is an elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Highland Park ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 640 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 8.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,638, which is $516 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

3505 Amherst Ave
Dallas, TX 75225-7420

Office phone number

(214) 780-3400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in University Park Elementary are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

640

African American

6 (0.9%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

62 (9.7%)

Highland Park ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

32 (5%)

Highland Park ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

512 (80%)

Highland Park ISD: 83%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

26 (4.1%)

Highland Park ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.9%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

9.7%

Hispanic

5.0%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

80.0%

Two or more races

4.1%

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

8.1 %

Highland Park ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

4.7 %

Highland Park ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

8.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

N/A

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.7%

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

4.7 %

Highland Park ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Highland Park ISD: 16.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.3 %

Highland Park ISD: 13%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.6 %

Highland Park ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.3%

Special education

10.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Highland Park ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Highland Park ISD: A

School progress

B

Highland Park ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Highland Park ISD: A

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%)

Highland Park ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (2.4%)

Highland Park ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.3 (97.6%)

Highland Park ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.2%

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%)

Highland Park ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

14 (33.1%)

Highland Park ISD: 31.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

28.3 (66.9%)

Highland Park ISD: 66.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Highland Park ISD: 1.5%

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

15.1

Highland Park ISD: 15.4

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

12.7 years

Highland Park ISD: 13.3 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

$54,638

Highland Park ISD: $55,557

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Highland Park ISD: $49,425

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,349

Highland Park ISD: $51,005

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$52,641

Highland Park ISD: $52,632

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,090

Highland Park ISD: $55,691

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$59,841

Highland Park ISD: $63,217

Statewide: $62,039

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