Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

514

Avg. teacher experience

17.7 years

McAllen ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

McAllen ISD: 97.3%

Statewide: 90%

Castaneda Elementary School is an elementary school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 514 students. 52.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 36% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,051, which is $1,960 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 17.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

castaneda.mcallenisd.org

Address

4100 N 34th
Mcallen, TX 78504

Office phone number

(956) 623-8882

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Castaneda Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

514

African American

2 (0.4%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

12 (2.3%)

McAllen ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

483 (94%)

McAllen ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11 (2.1%)

McAllen ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (1.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.3%

Hispanic

94.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.1%

Two or more races

1.2%

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

52.1 %

McAllen ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

69.8 %

McAllen ISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

36.8 %

McAllen ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

52.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

36.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

36 %

McAllen ISD: 35.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

McAllen ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7.4 %

McAllen ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.4 %

McAllen ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

36.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

7.4%

Special education

14.4%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

A

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement

B

McAllen ISD: B

School progress

A

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

McAllen ISD: A

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

35.1

African American

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

33.1 (94.3%)

McAllen ISD: 85.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (5.7%)

McAllen ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

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%)

McAllen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

27.1 (77.2%)

McAllen ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

8 (22.8%)

McAllen ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

McAllen 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.6

McAllen ISD: 14.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

17.7 years

McAllen ISD: 13.5 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

$59,051

McAllen ISD: $56,812

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$30,221

McAllen ISD: $44,538

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$47,689

McAllen ISD: $51,371

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,755

McAllen ISD: $53,794

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$59,299

McAllen ISD: $57,670

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,795

McAllen ISD: $66,301

Statewide: $65,449

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