Accountability rating

D

Life School: B

Total students

632

Avg. teacher experience

4.6 years

Life School: 6.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Life School: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Life School Cedar Hill is an charter elementary school in Red Oak, TX, in the Life School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 632 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 50.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $46,231, which is $7,891 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.lifeschool.net

Address

132 E Ovilla Rd Ste A
Red Oak, TX 75154

Office phone number

(972) 293-2825

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Life School Cedar Hill 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 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

632

African American

376 (59.5%)

Life School: 45.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.5%)

Life School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.9%)

Life School: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

177 (28%)

Life School: 38.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Life School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

32 (5.1%)

Life School: 12.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

38 (6%)

Life School: 3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

59.5%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

28.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

5.1%

Two or more races

6.0%

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

50.6 %

Life School: 51.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

61.6 %

Life School: 63.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

5.7 %

Life School: 9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

50.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

61.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.7%

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

5.4 %

Life School: 8.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Life School: 24.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

3.5 %

Life School: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.4 %

Life School: 9.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

5.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.5%

Special education

5.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

D

Life School: B

Student achievement

D

Life School: B

School progress

D

Life School: B

Closing the gaps

D

Life School: 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

33.1

African American

12 (36.2%)

Life School: 22.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Life School: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Life School: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.9 (8.7%)

Life School: 13%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Life School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.3 (55.1%)

Life School: 60.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Life School: 2.3%

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%)

Life School: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

30.1 (90.9%)

Life School: 75.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3 (9.1%)

Life School: 23.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Life School: 1.2%

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

19.1

Life School: 16.4

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

4.6 years

Life School: 6.7 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

$46,231

Life School: $48,310

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$44,571

Life School: $45,116

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$44,168

Life School: $46,812

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$49,268

Life School: $48,440

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,371

Life School: $51,440

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Life School: $58,048

Statewide: $62,039

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