Accountability rating

B

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: B

Total students

160

Avg. teacher experience

3.8 years

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 4.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 91%

Statewide: 90%

Kipp Connect High School is a charter high school in Houston, TX, in the KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 160 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 52.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 46.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,883, which is $761 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

6700 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77074

Office phone number

(832) 286-5998

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kipp Connect High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

160

African American

11 (6.9%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 25.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (1.3%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

12 (7.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

133 (83.1%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 70.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (0.6%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.6%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

6.9%

American Indian

1.3%

Asian

7.5%

Hispanic

83.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.6%

Two or more races

0.6%

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

52.5 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 47.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

85.6 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 90%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

46.3 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 37.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

52.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

46.3%

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

46.3 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 39.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

100 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 6.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.4 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 7.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

46.3%

Career and technical

100.0%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

14.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: B

Student achievement

B

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: B

School progress

B

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: B

Closing the gaps

C

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 91%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 66.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 91.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 78.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 66.7%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 78.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 35.3%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 35.8%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: N/A

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 19.7

Statewide: 20.6

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 the Class of 2018.

Reading

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 66.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 54.6%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 48.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

8.7

African American

1 (11.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 33.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

3.7 (42.3%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 29.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 3.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (46.2%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 27.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 2.6%

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%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

6.7 (76.9%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 76.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1 (11.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 21.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (11.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 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

18.5

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 19.9

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

3.8 years

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 4.1 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

$54,883

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $54,656

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,498

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $53,589

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$53,500

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $53,398

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$56,311

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $56,736

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,000

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $60,435

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $65,693

Statewide: $62,039

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