Accountability rating

B

Keller ISD: B

Total students

562

Avg. teacher experience

11.3 years

Keller ISD: 11.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Keller ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 90%

Independence Elementary School is an elementary school in Keller, TX, in the Keller ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 562 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 20.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,081, which is $4,959 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.kellerisd.net

Address

11773 Bray Birch Ln
Keller, TX 76244

Office phone number

(817) 744-6100

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Independence Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

562

African American

39 (6.9%)

Keller ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.5%)

Keller ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

25 (4.4%)

Keller ISD: 8%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

83 (14.8%)

Keller ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Keller ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

381 (67.8%)

Keller ISD: 58.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

30 (5.3%)

Keller ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

6.9%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

4.4%

Hispanic

14.8%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

67.8%

Two or more races

5.3%

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

20.6 %

Keller ISD: 32.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

19 %

Keller ISD: 27.7%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

Keller ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

20.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

19.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

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

3.9 %

Keller ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Keller ISD: 29.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.3 %

Keller ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.9 %

Keller ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

5.3%

Special education

14.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Keller ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Keller ISD: A

School progress

C

Keller ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Keller 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

37.4

African American

1.5 (4%)

Keller ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Keller ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Keller ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (5.3%)

Keller ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Keller ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32.9 (88%)

Keller ISD: 83%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2.7%)

Keller ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Keller ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

32 (85.5%)

Keller ISD: 73.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

5.4 (14.5%)

Keller ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Keller ISD: 0.5%

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

Keller ISD: 15

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

11.3 years

Keller ISD: 11.1 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

$59,081

Keller ISD: $59,325

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,500

Keller ISD: $53,263

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,806

Keller ISD: $56,030

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$57,137

Keller ISD: $57,400

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$61,278

Keller ISD: $60,888

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,169

Keller ISD: $66,714

Statewide: $62,039

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