Accountability rating

A

Idea Public Schools: B

Total students

887

Avg. teacher experience

7.8 years

Idea Public Schools: 5.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 99.1%

Statewide: 90%

Idea McAllen Academy is an charter elementary school in Mcallen, TX, in the Idea Public Schools school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 887 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 68.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 57.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,757, which is $5,365 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.ideapublicschools.org/McAllen

Address

201 N Bentsen Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501

Office phone number

(956) 429-4100

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Idea McAllen Academy 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

887

African American

3 (0.3%)

Idea Public Schools: 4.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

22 (2.5%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

838 (94.5%)

Idea Public Schools: 90.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23 (2.6%)

Idea Public Schools: 4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.1%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.5%

Hispanic

94.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.6%

Two or more races

0.1%

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

68.5 %

Idea Public Schools: 52.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

78.6 %

Idea Public Schools: 87.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

59.4 %

Idea Public Schools: 36%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

68.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

78.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

59.4%

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

57.6 %

Idea Public Schools: 34.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 3.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

2.7 %

Idea Public Schools: 5.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

57.6%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

2.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Idea Public Schools: B

Student achievement

B

Idea Public Schools: B

School progress

A

Idea Public Schools: A

Closing the gaps

A

Idea Public Schools: 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

10.9

African American

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 6.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

10.2 (94.1%)

Idea Public Schools: 78.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0.6 (5.9%)

Idea Public Schools: 12.9%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.4%

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%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

9.8 (90.5%)

Idea Public Schools: 85.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1 (9.5%)

Idea Public Schools: 13.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 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

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 22

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

7.8 years

Idea Public Schools: 5.1 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

$48,757

Idea Public Schools: $50,284

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$46,500

Idea Public Schools: $49,870

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$48,698

Idea Public Schools: $50,122

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,271

Idea Public Schools: $50,525

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$50,349

Idea Public Schools: $50,282

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Idea Public Schools: $53,704

Statewide: $62,039

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