Accountability rating (2020-2021)

Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster

Leander ISD: B

Total students

970

Avg. teacher experience

9.2 years

Leander ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Leander ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Stacy Kaye Danielson Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Leander, TX, in the Leander ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 970 students. 44.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 10.6% 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 Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster for the 2020-2021 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,486, which is $3,155 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

dms.leanderisd.org

Address

1061 Collaborative Way
Leander, TX 78641

Office phone number

(512) 570-3900

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Stacy Kaye Danielson Middle 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

970

African American

62 (6.4%)

Leander ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.5%)

Leander ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

29 (3%)

Leander ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

342 (35.3%)

Leander ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Leander ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

472 (48.7%)

Leander ISD: 52.7%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

59 (6.1%)

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

6.4%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

3.0%

Hispanic

35.3%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

48.7%

Two or more races

6.1%

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

44.4 %

Leander ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

25.6 %

Leander ISD: 18%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.3 %

Leander ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

44.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

25.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.3%

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

10.6 %

Leander ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

16 %

Leander ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

17.3 %

Leander ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

10.6%

Gifted and talented

16.0%

Special education

17.3%

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 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 (2020-2021)

Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster

Leander ISD: B

Student achievement (2020-2021)

Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster

Leander ISD: A

School progress (2020-2021)

Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster

Leander ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2020-2021)

Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster

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

N/A

Leander ISD: 4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Leander ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Leander ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

N/A

Leander ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Leander ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

N/A

Leander ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

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

60.6

African American

6.8 (11.1%)

Leander ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (3.3%)

Leander ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.5 (12.4%)

Leander ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Leander ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.9 (69%)

Leander ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2.5 (4.1%)

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

1 (1.6%)

Leander ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

41.4 (68.2%)

Leander ISD: 71%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

18.3 (30.1%)

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

16

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

9.2 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

$54,486

Leander ISD: $55,598

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$50,000

Leander ISD: $50,259

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$51,601

Leander ISD: $51,387

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,743

Leander ISD: $53,551

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,290

Leander ISD: $57,231

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$62,282

Leander ISD: $62,010

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$68,156

Leander ISD: $69,042

Statewide: $69,974

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