Accountability rating

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Total students

662

Avg. teacher experience

8.3 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mesquite ISD: 91.3%

Statewide: 90%

Black Elementary School is an elementary school in Mesquite, TX, in the Mesquite ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 662 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 50.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 27.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,555, which is $2,433 more than the state average.

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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 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

662

African American

103 (15.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (1.2%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

348 (52.6%)

Mesquite ISD: 58.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

184 (27.8%)

Mesquite ISD: 13%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

15 (2.3%)

Mesquite ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

15.6%

American Indian

1.2%

Asian

0.6%

Hispanic

52.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

27.8%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

50.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 55.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

81.4 %

Mesquite ISD: 78%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

28.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

50.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

81.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

28.9%

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

27.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Mesquite ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

2.6 %

Mesquite ISD: 6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.7 %

Mesquite ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

27.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.6%

Special education

12.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Mesquite ISD: B

School progress

B

Mesquite ISD: B

Closing the gaps

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

39.7

African American

1 (2.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

8.1 (20.4%)

Mesquite ISD: 19%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.6 (77.1%)

Mesquite ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.2 (43.3%)

Mesquite ISD: 52.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

21.5 (54.2%)

Mesquite ISD: 46.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (2.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.9%

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

16.7

Mesquite ISD: 15.3

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

8.3 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 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

$56,555

Mesquite ISD: $57,833

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,750

Mesquite ISD: $52,638

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,031

Mesquite ISD: $54,511

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$57,328

Mesquite ISD: $57,413

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,077

Mesquite ISD: $59,999

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,720

Mesquite ISD: $67,451

Statewide: $62,039

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