Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Total students

721

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Lancaster ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Lancaster ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90%

Houston Elementary School is an elementary school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 721 students. 73.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 39.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,574, which is $2,483 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.3 years of experience.

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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 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

721

African American

377 (52.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 75.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

328 (45.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (0.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

8 (1.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

52.3%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

45.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.7%

Two or more races

1.1%

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

73.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 58.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

90.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

39.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

73.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

90.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

39.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

39.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

4.3 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

39.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

5.8%

Special education

4.3%

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 2019-2020 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.

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

41

African American

25 (61%)

Lancaster ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

12 (29.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (9.7%)

Lancaster ISD: 12.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

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: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

23 (56.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 54.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

18 (43.9%)

Lancaster ISD: 42.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

17.6

Lancaster ISD: 17

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12.3 years

Lancaster ISD: 11.6 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

$59,574

Lancaster ISD: $59,352

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Lancaster ISD: $50,606

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,624

Lancaster ISD: $55,120

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,750

Lancaster ISD: $57,155

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,360

Lancaster ISD: $61,031

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$70,254

Lancaster ISD: $68,229

Statewide: $65,449

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