Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Plano ISD: A

Total students

661

Avg. teacher experience

12.6 years

Plano ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Plano ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

Thomas Elementary School is an elementary school in Plano, TX, in the Plano ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 661 students. 73.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 41% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,288, which is $2,197 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.pisd.edu

Address

1800 Montana Trail
Plano, TX 75023-3002

Office phone number

(469) 752-3500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Thomas 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

661

African American

117 (17.7%)

Plano ISD: 12.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

35 (5.3%)

Plano ISD: 24%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

368 (55.7%)

Plano ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

130 (19.7%)

Plano ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

11 (1.7%)

Plano ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

17.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

5.3%

Hispanic

55.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

19.7%

Two or more races

1.7%

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

73.1 %

Plano ISD: 34.6%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

72.6 %

Plano ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

41.3 %

Plano ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

73.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

41.3%

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

41 %

Plano ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Plano ISD: 24.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.1 %

Plano ISD: 17.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13 %

Plano ISD: 12%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

41.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.1%

Special education

13.0%

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

Plano ISD: A

Student achievement

D

Plano ISD: B

School progress

C

Plano ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Plano ISD: A

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) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

55.4

African American

7 (12.6%)

Plano ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (3.6%)

Plano ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

17.9 (32.3%)

Plano ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

28.5 (51.5%)

Plano ISD: 71.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Plano ISD: 1.8%

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%)

Plano ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

34.4 (62.1%)

Plano ISD: 64%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

21 (37.9%)

Plano ISD: 34.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Plano 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

11.9

Plano ISD: 13.6

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

12.6 years

Plano ISD: 11.7 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

$59,288

Plano ISD: $59,290

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Plano ISD: $54,571

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,478

Plano ISD: $55,472

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,514

Plano ISD: $57,471

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,175

Plano ISD: $60,367

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,722

Plano ISD: $66,444

Statewide: $65,449

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