Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Lubbock ISD: B

Total students

528

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Lubbock ISD: 10.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Lubbock ISD: 91.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Waters Elementary School is an elementary school in Lubbock, TX, in the Lubbock ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 528 students. 48.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.5% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,732, which is $4,909 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

3006 78th St
Lubbock, TX 79423

Office phone number

(806) 219-7000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Waters Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

528

African American

62 (11.7%)

Lubbock ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.9%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Lubbock ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

289 (54.7%)

Lubbock ISD: 59.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

4 (0.8%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

156 (29.5%)

Lubbock ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

11 (2.1%)

Lubbock ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

11.7%

American Indian

0.9%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

54.7%

Pacific Islander

0.8%

White

29.5%

Two or more races

2.1%

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

48.9 %

Lubbock ISD: 49.4%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

65.7 %

Lubbock ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.7 %

Lubbock ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

48.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

65.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.7%

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

1.5 %

Lubbock ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

7 %

Lubbock ISD: 8%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.9 %

Lubbock ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

1.5%

Gifted and talented

7.0%

Special education

11.9%

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)

B

Lubbock ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Lubbock ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Lubbock ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Lubbock 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

4.3 %

Lubbock ISD: 8%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Lubbock ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

1.6 %

Lubbock ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Lubbock ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.4 %

Lubbock ISD: 9%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Lubbock ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

2.5 %

Lubbock ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Lubbock ISD: 7.6%

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

34.8

African American

0.1 (0.2%)

Lubbock ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.5 (12.8%)

Lubbock ISD: 22%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.3 (86.9%)

Lubbock ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0.1%)

Lubbock ISD: 2.2%

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%)

Lubbock ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

24.4 (70%)

Lubbock ISD: 71.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

10.5 (30%)

Lubbock ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Lubbock ISD: 1.2%

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

15.2

Lubbock ISD: 13.1

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

12 years

Lubbock ISD: 10.2 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

$52,732

Lubbock ISD: $51,823

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$45,474

Lubbock ISD: $42,215

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,935

Lubbock ISD: $47,546

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$49,169

Lubbock ISD: $49,695

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$52,867

Lubbock ISD: $55,464

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$60,449

Lubbock ISD: $61,640

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$66,099

Lubbock ISD: $66,474

Statewide: $69,974

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