Accountability rating

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Total students

703

Avg. teacher experience

11 years

Lancaster ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Lancaster ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 90%

Houston Elementary School is an elementary school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 703 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 77% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 39.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,735, which is $3,613 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

2929 Marquis St
Lancaster, TX 75134-1602

Office phone number

(972) 218-1512

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Houston Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

703

African American

351 (49.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

331 (47.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13 (1.8%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

6 (0.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

49.9%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

47.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.8%

Two or more races

0.9%

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

77 %

Lancaster ISD: 58.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

91.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 88.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

39.4 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

77.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

91.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

39.4%

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

39.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

8.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

4.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

39.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

8.1%

Special education

4.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Lancaster ISD: C

School progress

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Lancaster 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

40

African American

25 (62.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 80.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

11 (27.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (10%)

Lancaster ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.7%

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%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

24 (60%)

Lancaster ISD: 54.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

16 (40%)

Lancaster ISD: 43.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.6%

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

17.6

Lancaster ISD: 16.9

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

11 years

Lancaster ISD: 11 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

$57,735

Lancaster ISD: $57,571

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$51,520

Lancaster ISD: $54,654

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,227

Lancaster ISD: $53,060

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,160

Lancaster ISD: $54,575

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,776

Lancaster ISD: $59,546

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$68,958

Lancaster ISD: $66,583

Statewide: $62,039

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