Accountability rating

B

La Vega ISD: C

Total students

655

Avg. teacher experience

11.5 years

La Vega ISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

La Vega ISD: 87.1%

Statewide: 90%

La Vega Elementary School is an elementary school in Waco, TX, in the La Vega ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 655 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 82.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,600, which is $5,522 less than the state average.

Contact information

Address

3100 Wheeler St
Waco, TX 76705-2599

Office phone number

(254) 799-1721

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in La Vega Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

655

African American

173 (26.4%)

La Vega ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

376 (57.4%)

La Vega ISD: 55.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

87 (13.3%)

La Vega ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

19 (2.9%)

La Vega ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

26.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

57.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

13.3%

Two or more races

2.9%

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

82.9 %

La Vega ISD: 70.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

86.9 %

La Vega ISD: 90%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

26.9 %

La Vega ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

82.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

26.9%

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

26.4 %

La Vega ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

La Vega ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

3.7 %

La Vega ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.8 %

La Vega ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

26.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.7%

Special education

9.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

La Vega ISD: C

Student achievement

C

La Vega ISD: C

School progress

B

La Vega ISD: C

Closing the gaps

C

La Vega 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

43

African American

3 (7%)

La Vega ISD: 12%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

8 (18.6%)

La Vega ISD: 16.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32 (74.4%)

La Vega ISD: 71%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 1%

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%)

La Vega ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

36 (83.7%)

La Vega ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

7 (16.3%)

La Vega ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

La Vega ISD: 0.2%

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

15.2

La Vega 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

11.5 years

La Vega ISD: 12.1 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

$48,600

La Vega ISD: $48,878

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

La Vega ISD: $34,138

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,474

La Vega ISD: $43,514

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$46,688

La Vega ISD: $48,194

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$51,113

La Vega ISD: $50,963

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,088

La Vega ISD: $56,839

Statewide: $62,039

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