Accountability rating

C

Leander ISD: B

Total students

596

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Leander ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Leander ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 90%

Patricia Knowles 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 596 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 58.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 31.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,819, which is $1,303 less than the state average.

Contact information

Address

2101 Cougar Country Dr
Cedar Park, TX 78613

Office phone number

(512) 570-6200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Patricia Knowles 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

596

African American

26 (4.4%)

Leander ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

9 (1.5%)

Leander ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

317 (53.2%)

Leander ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

215 (36.1%)

Leander ISD: 56.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

28 (4.7%)

Leander ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

4.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.5%

Hispanic

53.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

36.1%

Two or more races

4.7%

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

58.1 %

Leander ISD: 35%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

59.2 %

Leander ISD: 20.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

28.2 %

Leander ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

58.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

28.2%

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

31.9 %

Leander ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Leander ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.4 %

Leander ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

18.1 %

Leander ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

31.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

9.4%

Special education

18.1%

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

C

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

55.1

African American

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.8%)

Leander ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

15 (27.2%)

Leander ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39.1 (71%)

Leander ISD: 83%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

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

34.9 (63.4%)

Leander ISD: 72.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

19.2 (34.8%)

Leander ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (1.8%)

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

10.8

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

13.3 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

$52,819

Leander ISD: $52,188

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Leander ISD: $47,264

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$47,859

Leander ISD: $48,208

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,216

Leander ISD: $50,380

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,383

Leander ISD: $53,499

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$59,768

Leander ISD: $60,130

Statewide: $62,039

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