Accountability rating

C

Leander ISD: B

Total students

581

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Leander ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Leander ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 90%

Lois F Giddens Elementary School is an elementary school in Cedar Park, TX, in the Leander ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 581 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 45.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,609, which is $3,513 less than the state average.

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 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

581

African American

44 (7.6%)

Leander ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

16 (2.8%)

Leander ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

221 (38%)

Leander ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

261 (44.9%)

Leander ISD: 56.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

38 (6.5%)

Leander ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

7.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.8%

Hispanic

38.0%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

44.9%

Two or more races

6.5%

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

45.8 %

Leander ISD: 35%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

42.9 %

Leander ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

6.5 %

Leander ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

45.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

42.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.5%

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

6.5 %

Leander ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Leander ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Leander ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.8 %

Leander ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

6.5%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

15.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Leander ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Leander ISD: A

School progress

C

Leander ISD: B

Closing the gaps

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

43.6

African American

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (4.6%)

Leander ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (4.6%)

Leander ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.3%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

37.6 (86.2%)

Leander ISD: 83%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2.3%)

Leander ISD: 1.5%

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%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

38.6 (88.5%)

Leander ISD: 72.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4 (9.2%)

Leander ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (2.3%)

Leander ISD: 0.4%

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

13.3

Leander ISD: 14.8

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

10 years

Leander ISD: 11.7 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

$50,609

Leander ISD: $52,188

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$47,000

Leander ISD: $47,264

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$47,913

Leander ISD: $48,208

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$49,478

Leander ISD: $50,380

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,931

Leander ISD: $53,499

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$56,664

Leander ISD: $60,130

Statewide: $62,039

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