Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Kipp Texas Public Schools: B

Total students

474

Avg. teacher experience

8.6 years

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 4.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 97.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Kipp Austin Academy Of Arts & Lett is a charter middle school or junior high school in Austin, TX, in the Kipp Texas Public Schools school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 474 students. 59.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 58.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,060, which is $1,581 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kippaustin.org

Address

8509 Fm 969 Bldg A
Austin, TX 78724

Office phone number

(512) 501-3640

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Kipp Austin Academy Of Arts & Lett are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

474

African American

26 (5.5%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 25.9%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

432 (91.1%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 69.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10 (2.1%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 1.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

2 (0.4%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

5.5%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

91.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.1%

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

59.1 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 42.8%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

84.6 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 90.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

58.4 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 37%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

59.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

84.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

58.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

58.2 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 35.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

16.7 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 8.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

58.2%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

16.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Kipp Texas Public Schools: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Kipp Texas Public Schools: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Kipp Texas Public Schools: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

1.5 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 4.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 5.3%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

8 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 6%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 3.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 6.4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 8%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

20

African American

4 (20%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 38.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (5%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (5%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (30%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 30.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

2 (10%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6 (30%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 22.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 3.1%

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 (0%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

18 (90%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 79.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2 (10%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 17.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

23.7

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 19.3

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

8.6 years

Kipp Texas Public Schools: 4.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$56,060

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $56,810

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $52,509

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$54,139

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $55,976

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,200

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $58,614

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$56,990

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $63,417

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,984

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $69,706

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Kipp Texas Public Schools: $79,374

Statewide: $69,974

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