Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Total students

626

Avg. teacher experience

8 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mesquite ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Black Elementary School is an elementary school in Mesquite, TX, in the Mesquite ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 626 students. 63.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 32.9% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $68,386, which is $10,745 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.mesquiteisd.org

Address

328 E Newsom St
Mesquite, TX 75149-5022

Office phone number

(972) 882-7240

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Black Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

626

African American

91 (14.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 24.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

7 (1.1%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (0.8%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

365 (58.3%)

Mesquite ISD: 60.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

142 (22.7%)

Mesquite ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

16 (2.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

14.5%

American Indian

1.1%

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

58.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

22.7%

Two or more races

2.6%

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

63.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 62.4%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

84 %

Mesquite ISD: 78%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

33.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 29.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

63.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

84.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

33.9%

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

32.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

2.2 %

Mesquite ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

14.2 %

Mesquite ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

32.9%

Gifted and talented

2.2%

Special education

14.2%

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)

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Mesquite ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Mesquite ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Mesquite 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

2.4 %

Mesquite ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

0 %

Mesquite ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

4.3 %

Mesquite ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Mesquite ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 %

Mesquite ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Mesquite ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.2 %

Mesquite ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Mesquite ISD: 7.4%

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

40.1

African American

1 (2.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 18%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.1 (27.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 20.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

28 (69.9%)

Mesquite ISD: 57.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

23.9 (59.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 57.4%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

15.2 (37.9%)

Mesquite ISD: 41.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (2.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.1%

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

15.6

Mesquite ISD: 14.7

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

8 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 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

$68,386

Mesquite ISD: $66,677

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,100

Mesquite ISD: $55,859

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$67,802

Mesquite ISD: $62,182

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,346

Mesquite ISD: $66,350

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$81,241

Mesquite ISD: $71,888

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,269

Mesquite ISD: $75,027

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Mesquite ISD: $79,775

Statewide: $69,974

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