Accountability rating

C

Port Arthur ISD: C

Total students

305

Avg. teacher experience

9.1 years

Port Arthur ISD: 10.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Port Arthur ISD: 87.4%

Statewide: 90%

Dequeen Elementary School is an elementary school in Port Arthur, TX, in the Port Arthur ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 305 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 71.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,379, which is $1,743 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.paisd.org/schools/dequeen/home.htm

Address

740 Dequeen Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77640-6205

Office phone number

(409) 984-8900

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dequeen Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 05. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 05.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

305

African American

224 (73.4%)

Port Arthur ISD: 41.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.7%)

Port Arthur ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

75 (24.6%)

Port Arthur ISD: 49.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (1%)

Port Arthur ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.3%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

73.4%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

24.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.0%

Two or more races

0.3%

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

71.8 %

Port Arthur ISD: 76%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

86.2 %

Port Arthur ISD: 79.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

18.7 %

Port Arthur ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

71.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

15.7 %

Port Arthur ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Port Arthur ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.9 %

Port Arthur ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.5 %

Port Arthur ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

15.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.9%

Special education

11.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

C

Port Arthur ISD: C

Student achievement

D

Port Arthur ISD: D

School progress

C

Port Arthur ISD: C

Closing the gaps

C

Port Arthur ISD: D

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

17.3

African American

10.2 (59.3%)

Port Arthur ISD: 42.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (11.6%)

Port Arthur ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (29.2%)

Port Arthur ISD: 38.9%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (5.8%)

Port Arthur ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

15.3 (88.4%)

Port Arthur ISD: 75.2%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1 (5.8%)

Port Arthur ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Port Arthur ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

17.6

Port Arthur ISD: 15

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

9.1 years

Port Arthur ISD: 10.3 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

$52,379

Port Arthur ISD: $51,560

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,501

Port Arthur ISD: $48,836

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$51,984

Port Arthur ISD: $49,387

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$49,366

Port Arthur ISD: $49,676

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$51,433

Port Arthur ISD: $51,502

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$59,665

Port Arthur ISD: $59,460

Statewide: $62,039

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