Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Palacios ISD: B

Total students

358

Avg. teacher experience

15.1 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Palacios ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

Central Elementary School is an elementary school in Palacios, TX, in the Palacios ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 358 students. 25.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.6% 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 $57,250, which is $391 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.palaciosisd.org

Address

1001 5th St
Palacios, TX 77465-4307

Office phone number

(361) 972-2911

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Central Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

358

African American

4 (1.1%)

Palacios ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

8 (2.2%)

Palacios ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

262 (73.2%)

Palacios ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

74 (20.7%)

Palacios ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

10 (2.8%)

Palacios ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.1%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.2%

Hispanic

73.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

20.7%

Two or more races

2.8%

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

25.7 %

Palacios ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

74.6 %

Palacios ISD: 70.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

22.9 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

25.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

74.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.9%

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

22.6 %

Palacios ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Palacios ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

10.6 %

Palacios ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

22.6%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

10.6%

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

Palacios ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Palacios ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Palacios ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Palacios 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

2.9 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Palacios ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Palacios ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Palacios ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.8 %

Palacios ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Palacios ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.2 %

Palacios ISD: 4%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Palacios ISD: 6.3%

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

22.1

African American

1 (4.5%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (4.5%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.1 (32.1%)

Palacios ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

13 (58.9%)

Palacios ISD: 73.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

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%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

22.1 (100%)

Palacios ISD: 84.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

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

16.2

Palacios ISD: 13.6

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

15.1 years

Palacios ISD: 13.6 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

$57,250

Palacios ISD: $55,538

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$45,505

Palacios ISD: $45,502

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,462

Palacios ISD: $47,959

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$51,598

Palacios ISD: $52,045

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$56,973

Palacios ISD: $57,729

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$67,041

Palacios ISD: $63,794

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$69,877

Palacios ISD: $63,955

Statewide: $69,974

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