Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Total students

50,547

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

90.5 %

Statewide: 90.3%

Pasadena ISD is a school district in Pasadena, TX. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 50,547 students. 58.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 28.1% 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.

In the Class of 2020, 90.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.4% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Pasadena ISD was 939 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.0.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,082, which is $2,441 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Pasadena ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

50,547

African American

3,881 (7.7%)

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

49 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1,510 (3%)

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

42,038 (83.2%)

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

44 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2,667 (5.3%)

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

358 (0.7%)

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

7.7%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

3.0%

Hispanic

83.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

5.3%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

58.7 %

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

83.8 %

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

30 %

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

58.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

83.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

30.0%

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

28.1 %

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.9 %

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

28.1%

Gifted and talented

5.6%

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

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

90.5 %

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

86.5 %

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

58.3 %

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

95.7 %

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

91 %

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

86.1 %

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

95.2 %

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

86.5%

American Indian

58.3%

Asian

95.7%

Hispanic

91.0%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

86.1%

Two or more races

95.2%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.4 %

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

20 %

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

2 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0.5 %

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.7 %

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

3.4 %

Statewide: 1.5%

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

8.8 %

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

20.3 %

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

13.5 %

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.8 %

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.4 %

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

2.5 %

Statewide: 7.2%

White

11.4 %

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

12.3 %

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

17.8 %

Statewide: 22%

African American

9.3 %

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

7.1 %

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

53.3 %

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

16.6 %

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

20.8 %

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

25 %

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

48.4 %

Statewide: 59%

African American

37.7 %

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

67.5 %

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

44.7 %

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

61.5 %

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

58.3 %

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

939

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.0

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

51.1 %

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

37.5 %

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

31.4 %

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

51.1%

Math

37.5%

Reading + Math

31.4%

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

3,752.3

African American

372.5 (9.9%)

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

6 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

107 (2.9%)

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1,426.6 (38%)

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,802.2 (48%)

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

37 (1%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

28.5 (0.8%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

2,848.4 (75.9%)

Statewide: 73%

Master's

836.5 (22.3%)

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

39 (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

13.5

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

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

$60,082

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,684

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,669

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,361

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$61,264

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,893

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$69,126

Statewide: $69,974

All campuses

Elementary/secondary schools

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