Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Pine Tree ISD: Not rated (data integrity issue)

Total students

664

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Pine Tree ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Pine Tree ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 90%

Birch Elementary School is an elementary school in Longview, TX, in the Pine Tree ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 664 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 49.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 19% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,730, which is $9,361 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 5878
Longview, TX 75608-5878

Office phone number

(903) 295-5120

Principals

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Birch Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

664

African American

152 (22.9%)

Pine Tree ISD: 23%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.9%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

246 (37%)

Pine Tree ISD: 36.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.5%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

211 (31.8%)

Pine Tree ISD: 34%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

46 (6.9%)

Pine Tree ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

22.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

37.0%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

31.8%

Two or more races

6.9%

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

49.8 %

Pine Tree ISD: 50.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

67.8 %

Pine Tree ISD: 63.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

19.4 %

Pine Tree ISD: 16.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

49.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

67.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

19.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

19 %

Pine Tree ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Pine Tree ISD: 25.5%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.4 %

Pine Tree ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.2 %

Pine Tree ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

19.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.4%

Special education

10.2%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

C

Pine Tree ISD: Not rated (data integrity issue)

Student achievement

C

Pine Tree ISD: B

School progress

C

Pine Tree ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Pine Tree ISD: 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

46

African American

2.9 (6.4%)

Pine Tree ISD: 10%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4.3%)

Pine Tree ISD: 5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pine Tree ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.1 (89.4%)

Pine Tree ISD: 83.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pine Tree ISD: 1.2%

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%)

Pine Tree ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

41.1 (89.3%)

Pine Tree ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.9 (10.7%)

Pine Tree ISD: 17.1%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Pine Tree 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.4

Pine Tree ISD: 14.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

11.8 years

Pine Tree 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

$47,730

Pine Tree ISD: $47,890

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$39,781

Pine Tree ISD: $41,842

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$41,396

Pine Tree ISD: $43,335

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$43,891

Pine Tree ISD: $45,260

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$51,698

Pine Tree ISD: $51,266

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$58,993

Pine Tree ISD: $59,494

Statewide: $65,449

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