Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Houston ISD: B

Total students

486

Avg. teacher experience

19.6 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Houston ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Atherton Elementary School is an elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Houston ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 486 students. 30.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.1% 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 A for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $63,993, which is $6,352 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 19.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.houstonisd.org

Address

2011 Solo St
Houston, TX 77020-4223

Office phone number

(713) 671-4100

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Atherton Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

486

African American

362 (74.5%)

Houston ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

114 (23.5%)

Houston ISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (1%)

Houston ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

5 (1%)

Houston ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

74.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.0%

Two or more races

1.0%

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

30.5 %

Houston ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Houston ISD: 78.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

9.3 %

Houston ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

30.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.3%

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

4.1 %

Houston ISD: 34.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.7 %

Houston ISD: 16%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

8 %

Houston ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

4.1%

Gifted and talented

3.7%

Special education

8.0%

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)

A

Houston ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Houston ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Houston ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

Houston 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

6.9 %

Houston ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

7.6 %

Houston ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Houston ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.1 %

Houston ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Houston ISD: 4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Houston ISD: 6.9%

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

33

African American

33 (100%)

Houston ISD: 35.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (6.1%)

Houston ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

18 (54.5%)

Houston ISD: 68.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

12 (36.4%)

Houston ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (3%)

Houston 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.7

Houston ISD: 17.5

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

19.6 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 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

$63,993

Houston ISD: $56,664

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Houston ISD: $49,883

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$47,826

Houston ISD: $52,090

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$57,661

Houston ISD: $55,000

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,831

Houston ISD: $58,262

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,484

Houston ISD: $66,050

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$77,664

Houston ISD: $76,208

Statewide: $69,974

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