Accountability rating (2021-2022)

B

Irving ISD: B

Total students

240

Avg. teacher experience

8 years

Irving ISD: 9.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

85 %

Irving ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

Barbara Cardwell Career Preparatory Center is a high school in Irving, TX, in the Irving ISD school district. As of the 2021-2022 school year, it had 240 students. 98.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 46.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2021-2022 school year.

In the Class of 2021, 85% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 5.1% during the 2020-2021 school year.

The average SAT score at Barbara Cardwell Career Preparatory Center was 797 for 2020-2021 graduates. The average ACT score was 11.0.

As of the 2021-2022 school year, an average teacher's salary was $63,990, which is $5,103 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.irvingisd.net

Address

101 E Union Bower Rd
Irving, TX 75061-7568

Office phone number

(972) 600-6140

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Barbara Cardwell Career Preparatory Center are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2011 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

240

African American

12 (5%)

Irving ISD: 13%

Statewide: 12.8%

American Indian

4 (1.7%)

Irving ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4 (1.7%)

Irving ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 4.8%

Hispanic

197 (82.1%)

Irving ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.4%)

Irving ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22 (9.2%)

Irving ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

5.0%

American Indian

1.7%

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

82.1%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

9.2%

Two or more races

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

98.3 %

Irving ISD: 67.6%

Statewide: 53.5%

Economically disadvantaged

85.4 %

Irving ISD: 86.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Limited English proficiency

47.5 %

Irving ISD: 48.6%

Statewide: 21.7%

At-risk students

98.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

47.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2021-2022 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

46.3 %

Irving ISD: 50.7%

Statewide: 21.9%

Gifted and Talented

7.5 %

Irving ISD: 14%

Statewide: 8%

Special Education

2.5 %

Irving ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 11.6%

Bilingual/ESL

46.3%

Gifted and talented

7.5%

Special education

2.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

A-F ratings for the 2022-2023 school year have not yet been released. Many school districts have sued the Texas Education Agency after the agency made changes to the way ratings would be calculated. The ratings won’t be released until the case is resolved.

Overall (2021-2022)

B

Irving ISD: B

Student achievement (2021-2022)

B

Irving ISD: C

School progress (2021-2022)

B

Irving ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2021-2022)

C

Irving 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 2022 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2017-2018 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

85 %

Irving ISD: 94.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

83.3 %

Irving ISD: 92.4%

Statewide: 86.3%

American Indian

Masked

Irving ISD: 90%

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

Masked

Irving ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

87.6 %

Irving ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 88.1%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 88.3%

White

72.7 %

Irving ISD: 95.5%

Statewide: 93.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Irving ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

83.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

87.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

72.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2020-2021 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

5.1 %

Irving ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0 %

Irving ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 3.5%

American Indian

12.5 %

Irving ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 3.1%

Asian

20 %

Irving ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.8 %

Irving ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.8%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

White

14.7 %

Irving ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Irving ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2020-2021 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

51.5 %

Irving ISD: 12%

Statewide: 15%

African American

51.9 %

Irving ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 20.7%

American Indian

50 %

Irving ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 16.4%

Asian

50 %

Irving ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 3.3%

Hispanic

51.4 %

Irving ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 16.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: 25.5%

Statewide: 17.9%

White

51.6 %

Irving ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 10.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Irving ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 13.9%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2020-2021 school year.

All students

1.1 %

Irving ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 21.1%

African American

0 %

Irving ISD: 22.3%

Statewide: 13%

American Indian

Masked

Irving ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 16.8%

Asian

Masked

Irving ISD: 63%

Statewide: 55.4%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Irving ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 18%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 17.9%

White

0 %

Irving ISD: 26%

Statewide: 24.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Irving ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 23.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2020-2021 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Irving ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

African American

N/A

Irving ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 29%

American Indian

N/A

Irving ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Asian

N/A

Irving ISD: 39.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Irving ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 34.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Irving ISD: Masked

Statewide: 43.9%

White

N/A

Irving ISD: 38.4%

Statewide: 61.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Irving ISD: 40%

Statewide: 60.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2020-2021, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

797

Irving ISD: 900

Statewide: 1002

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2020-2021. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

11.0

Irving ISD: 16.0

Statewide: 20.0

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2020-2021.

Reading

21 %

Irving ISD: 38.1%

Statewide: 56.1%

Math

11.4 %

Irving ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 45.7%

Reading + Math

5.5 %

Irving ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 40.4%

Reading

21.0%

Math

11.4%

Reading + Math

5.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2021-2022 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

41

African American

7.1 (17.2%)

Irving ISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 11.2%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3.7 (9.1%)

Irving ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

Hispanic

8.8 (21.5%)

Irving ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 28.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

21.4 (52.2%)

Irving ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 56.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.4 (0.9%)

Irving ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

27.9 (68%)

Irving ISD: 66.5%

Statewide: 72.6%

Master's

12.7 (31.1%)

Irving ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 25.2%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.8%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2021-2022.

Students per teacher

5.9

Irving ISD: 14.4

Statewide: 14.6

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2021-2022 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

8 years

Irving ISD: 9.5 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

$63,990

Irving ISD: $64,815

Statewide: $58,887

Beginner

$58,664

Irving ISD: $56,335

Statewide: $51,054

1 to 5 years

$59,710

Irving ISD: $60,930

Statewide: $54,577

6 to 10 years

$63,183

Irving ISD: $65,688

Statewide: $57,746

11 to 20 years

$66,972

Irving ISD: $67,793

Statewide: $61,377

21 to 30 years

$79,786

Irving ISD: $72,750

Statewide: $65,949

30+ years

N/A

Irving ISD: $81,039

Statewide: $71,111

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