Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Total students

686

Avg. teacher experience

12.2 years

Lancaster ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Lancaster ISD: 99.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Houston Elementary School is an elementary school in Lancaster, TX, in the Lancaster ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 686 students. 71.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 38.6% 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 $60,335, which is $2,694 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.2 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 22.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

686

African American

359 (52.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 75.9%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

314 (45.8%)

Lancaster ISD: 20.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (0.3%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

8 (1.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

52.3%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

45.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

Two or more races

1.2%

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

71.9 %

Lancaster ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

88.5 %

Lancaster ISD: 86%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

38.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

71.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

38.6%

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

38.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

4.8 %

Lancaster ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

38.6%

Gifted and talented

5.8%

Special education

4.8%

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

Lancaster ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Lancaster ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Lancaster ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 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

3.1 %

Lancaster ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Lancaster ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

5.6 %

Lancaster ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Lancaster ISD: 5%

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

41.9

African American

24.9 (59.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 79.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

13 (31%)

Lancaster ISD: 6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (9.5%)

Lancaster ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.7%

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%)

Lancaster ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

24 (57.2%)

Lancaster ISD: 54.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

17.9 (42.8%)

Lancaster ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Lancaster ISD: 1.8%

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

16.4

Lancaster ISD: 16.5

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

12.2 years

Lancaster ISD: 11.9 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

$60,335

Lancaster ISD: $59,639

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$53,348

Lancaster ISD: $53,183

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$56,004

Lancaster ISD: $53,470

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$57,925

Lancaster ISD: $56,667

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$60,928

Lancaster ISD: $61,585

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$68,357

Lancaster ISD: $68,402

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$74,141

Lancaster ISD: $74,118

Statewide: $69,974

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