Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Total students

594

Avg. teacher experience

9.4 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Alfred Sorensen Elementary School is an elementary school in San Juan, TX, in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 594 students. 81.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 33.3% 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 A for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,010, which is $631 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

psjaisd.us

Address

701 E Sam Houston
San Juan, TX 78589-2446

Office phone number

(956) 354-2910

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Alfred Sorensen Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

594

African American

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

588 (99%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 99.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (0.8%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

99.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

81.8 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 73.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

83.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

35.7 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 41.3%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

81.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

83.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

35.7%

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

33.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 46.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.9 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.4 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

33.3%

Gifted and talented

3.9%

Special education

7.4%

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 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)

A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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

2.5 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 6%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.6 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

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

35.5

African American

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

35.5 (100%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.2%

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%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

30.5 (85.9%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 77.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

5 (14.1%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

16.8

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 14.4

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

9.4 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 12 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

$57,010

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $59,028

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $52,539

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$53,691

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $53,803

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,572

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $56,058

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$60,231

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $60,361

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,220

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $67,950

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $74,816

Statewide: $69,974

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