Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Raven School: Not rated

Total students

43

Avg. teacher experience

15.5 years

Raven School: 15.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

4.9 %

Raven School: 4.9%

Statewide: 90%

Thomas Buzbee Vocational School is a charter high school in New Waverly, TX, in the Raven School school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 43 students. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of Not rated for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 4.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 12.3% during the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,652, which is $1,439 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.gctcw.org

Address

143 Forest Service Rd #233
New Waverly, TX 77358

Office phone number

(936) 344-6677

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Thomas Buzbee Vocational School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

43

African American

7 (16.3%)

Raven School: 16.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (2.3%)

Raven School: 2.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

12 (27.9%)

Raven School: 27.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23 (53.5%)

Raven School: 53.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

16.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.3%

Hispanic

27.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

53.5%

Two or more races

N/A

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

100 %

Raven School: 100%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Raven School: 100%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.3 %

Raven School: 2.3%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.3%

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

2.3 %

Raven School: 2.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

100 %

Raven School: 100%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

37.2 %

Raven School: 37.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

2.3%

Career and technical

100.0%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

37.2%

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

Not rated

Raven School: Not rated

Student achievement

Not rated

Raven School: Not rated

School progress

Not rated

Raven School: Not rated

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Raven School: Not rated

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

4.9 %

Raven School: 4.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

8.3 %

Raven School: 8.3%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

11.8 %

Raven School: 11.8%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

8.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

11.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

12.3 %

Raven School: 12.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

16.4 %

Raven School: 16.4%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

17.5 %

Raven School: 17.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

4.1 %

Raven School: 4.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

33.3 %

Raven School: 33.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

16.7 %

Raven School: 16.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

16.7 %

Raven School: 16.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

33.3%

Math

16.7%

Reading + Math

16.7%

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

6.9

African American

2 (29%)

Raven School: 29%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 (14.5%)

Raven School: 14.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3.9 (56.5%)

Raven School: 56.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Raven School: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (29%)

Raven School: 29%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

4.3 (62.8%)

Raven School: 62.8%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

0.6 (8.2%)

Raven School: 8.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Raven School: 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

6.2

Raven School: 6.2

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

15.5 years

Raven School: 15.5 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

$55,652

Raven School: $55,652

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Raven School: N/A

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

Masked

Raven School: Masked

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$57,500

Raven School: $57,500

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$50,000

Raven School: $50,000

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,348

Raven School: $59,348

Statewide: $65,449

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