Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Leander ISD: B

Total students

448

Avg. teacher experience

8.8 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Leander ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Lois F Giddens Elementary School is an elementary school in Cedar Park, TX, in the Leander ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 448 students. 40.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.7% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,074, which is $4,567 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1500 Timberwood Dr
Cedar Park, TX 78613-7100

Office phone number

(512) 570-5600

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lois F Giddens Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

448

African American

46 (10.3%)

Leander ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

23 (5.1%)

Leander ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

164 (36.6%)

Leander ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

182 (40.6%)

Leander ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

32 (7.1%)

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

10.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

5.1%

Hispanic

36.6%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

40.6%

Two or more races

7.1%

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

40.6 %

Leander ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

48 %

Leander ISD: 18%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.9 %

Leander ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

40.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

48.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.9%

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

6.7 %

Leander ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

8.5 %

Leander ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

17.6 %

Leander ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

6.7%

Gifted and talented

8.5%

Special education

17.6%

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)

C

Leander ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Leander ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Leander ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Leander ISD: 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 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

5.3 %

Leander ISD: 4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

11.1 %

Leander ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.7 %

Leander ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Leander ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.7 %

Leander ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Leander ISD: 3.3%

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

47.6

African American

1 (2.1%)

Leander ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.1%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.9 (6.1%)

Leander ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.1%)

Leander ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39.7 (83.4%)

Leander ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2 (4.2%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

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%)

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

39.3 (82.6%)

Leander ISD: 71%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

8.3 (17.4%)

Leander ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

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

9.4

Leander ISD: 13.8

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

8.8 years

Leander 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

$53,074

Leander ISD: $55,598

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$50,205

Leander ISD: $50,259

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$50,892

Leander ISD: $51,387

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,957

Leander ISD: $53,551

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$56,804

Leander ISD: $57,231

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$59,637

Leander ISD: $62,010

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Leander ISD: $69,042

Statewide: $69,974

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