Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Port Neches-Groves ISD: A

Total students

353

Avg. teacher experience

18.6 years

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 14.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 95.6%

Statewide: 90%

Van Buren Elementary School is an elementary school in Groves, TX, in the Port Neches-Groves ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 353 students. 28% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A 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 $59,487, which is $2,396 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 18.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

6400 Van Buren
Groves, TX 77619-5660

Office phone number

(409) 962-6511

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Van Buren Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 05. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

353

African American

12 (3.4%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (1.7%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

122 (34.6%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

207 (58.6%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 60.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

5 (1.4%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

3.4%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

34.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

58.6%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

28 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 37.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

44.2 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 38.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.2 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

28.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

44.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.2%

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

9.9 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.2 %

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 9.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

9.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

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

A

Port Neches-Groves ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Port Neches-Groves ISD: A

School progress

B

Port Neches-Groves ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Port Neches-Groves 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 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

24.1

African American

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.1 (100%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0.3%

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%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

21.2 (88%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 80.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2.9 (12%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 17.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 0%

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

14.6

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 14.7

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

18.6 years

Port Neches-Groves ISD: 14.4 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

$59,487

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $55,450

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $43,500

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$46,796

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $46,796

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$50,594

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $50,597

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,748

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $55,109

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$68,325

Port Neches-Groves ISD: $67,306

Statewide: $65,449

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