Accountability rating

A

Lamar CISD: A

Total students

666

Avg. teacher experience

7.9 years

Lamar CISD: 10.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Lamar CISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 90%

Don Carter Elementary School is an elementary school in Richmond, TX, in the Lamar CISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 666 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 39.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,098, which is $2,976 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

8500 A Meyers Rd
Richmond, TX 77469

Office phone number

(832) 223-5500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Don Carter Elementary School 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 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

666

African American

139 (20.9%)

Lamar CISD: 19.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.3%)

Lamar CISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

76 (11.4%)

Lamar CISD: 7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

197 (29.6%)

Lamar CISD: 43%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Lamar CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

225 (33.8%)

Lamar CISD: 27%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

26 (3.9%)

Lamar CISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

20.9%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

11.4%

Hispanic

29.6%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

33.8%

Two or more races

3.9%

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

39.8 %

Lamar CISD: 43.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

26.9 %

Lamar CISD: 45.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

12.9 %

Lamar CISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

39.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

26.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

12.9%

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

12.8 %

Lamar CISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Lamar CISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

12.3 %

Lamar CISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9 %

Lamar CISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

12.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

12.3%

Special education

9.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Lamar CISD: A

Student achievement

A

Lamar CISD: A

School progress

B

Lamar CISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Lamar CISD: 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

41.3

African American

8 (19.4%)

Lamar CISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lamar CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4 (9.6%)

Lamar CISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

9 (21.8%)

Lamar CISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lamar CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.3 (44.3%)

Lamar CISD: 61.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

2 (4.8%)

Lamar CISD: 0.8%

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%)

Lamar CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

35 (84.9%)

Lamar CISD: 74.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

6.2 (15.1%)

Lamar CISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Lamar CISD: 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

16.1

Lamar CISD: 16.1

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

7.9 years

Lamar CISD: 10.6 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

$57,098

Lamar CISD: $59,467

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,921

Lamar CISD: $52,118

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,868

Lamar CISD: $56,399

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$57,703

Lamar CISD: $58,188

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$60,899

Lamar CISD: $61,187

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,671

Lamar CISD: $67,524

Statewide: $62,039

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