Accountability rating

B

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: B

Total students

851

Avg. teacher experience

4.1 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 Explore Academy is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 851 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 44.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 43.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,021, which is $1,899 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.kipptexas.org

Address

5402 Lawndale St
Houston, TX 77023

Office phone number

(832) 230-0547

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kipp Explore Academy 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

851

African American

13 (1.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 25.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

823 (96.7%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 70.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

8 (0.9%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

3 (0.4%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

96.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.9%

Two or more races

0.4%

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

44.8 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 47.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

93.5 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 90%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

43.7 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 37.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

44.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

93.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

43.7%

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

43.6 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 39.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

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

8.2 %

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 7.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

43.6%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

8.2%

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

A

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.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

42.4

African American

8.4 (19.7%)

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

1 (2.4%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

15 (35.5%)

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

17 (40.1%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 27.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2.4%)

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

1.9 (4.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

37.5 (88.5%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 76.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3 (7.1%)

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: 21.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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

20.1

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

4.1 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

$56,021

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $54,656

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$54,333

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $53,589

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,698

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $53,398

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$60,215

KIPP Austin Public Schools Inc: $56,736

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$61,402

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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