Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Prairiland ISD: B

Total students

411

Avg. teacher experience

14 years

Prairiland ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Prairiland ISD: 91.6%

Statewide: 90%

Blossom Elementary School is an elementary school in Blossom, TX, in the Prairiland ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 411 students. 26.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B 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 $47,818, which is $9,273 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.prairiland.net

Address

310 High St
Blossom, TX 75416-9706

Office phone number

(903) 982-5230

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Blossom Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

411

African American

2 (0.5%)

Prairiland ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (1.9%)

Prairiland ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

33 (8%)

Prairiland ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

356 (86.6%)

Prairiland ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

12 (2.9%)

Prairiland ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.5%

American Indian

1.9%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

8.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

86.6%

Two or more races

2.9%

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

26.3 %

Prairiland ISD: 34.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

51.8 %

Prairiland ISD: 51.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.4 %

Prairiland ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

26.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

51.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.4%

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

3.4 %

Prairiland ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Prairiland ISD: 29.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.1 %

Prairiland ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10 %

Prairiland ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.1%

Special education

10.0%

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

B

Prairiland ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Prairiland ISD: B

School progress

B

Prairiland ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Prairiland 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

26.6

African American

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (3.8%)

Prairiland ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.6 (96.2%)

Prairiland ISD: 94.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Prairiland 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

0 (0%)

Prairiland ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

24.6 (92.5%)

Prairiland ISD: 89.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2 (7.5%)

Prairiland ISD: 8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Prairiland 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

15.5

Prairiland ISD: 13

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

14 years

Prairiland ISD: 13.3 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

$47,818

Prairiland ISD: $49,374

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Prairiland ISD: $37,088

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$36,733

Prairiland ISD: $38,252

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$44,440

Prairiland ISD: $45,641

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$53,348

Prairiland ISD: $55,181

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$56,679

Prairiland ISD: $56,690

Statewide: $65,449

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