Accountability rating

A

Socorro ISD: A

Total students

968

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Socorro ISD: 11 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Socorro ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

Horizon Heights Elementary School is an elementary school in El Paso, TX, in the Socorro ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 968 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 51.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 33% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,917, which is $795 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.sisd.net

Address

13601 Ryderwood Ave
El Paso, TX 79928

Office phone number

(915) 937-7400

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Horizon Heights Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 19. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 19.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

968

African American

19 (2%)

Socorro ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (0.8%)

Socorro ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

887 (91.6%)

Socorro ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Socorro ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

40 (4.1%)

Socorro ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (1.2%)

Socorro ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

2.0%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

91.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

4.1%

Two or more races

1.2%

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

51.4 %

Socorro ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

65.9 %

Socorro ISD: 73.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

28.4 %

Socorro ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

51.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

65.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

28.4%

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

33 %

Socorro ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Socorro ISD: 37.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.5 %

Socorro ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.9 %

Socorro ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

33.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

7.5%

Special education

11.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Socorro ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Socorro ISD: B

School progress

A

Socorro ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Socorro 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

51.3

African American

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2%)

Socorro ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

48.3 (94.2%)

Socorro ISD: 86.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (3.9%)

Socorro ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.1%

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%)

Socorro ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

37.4 (73%)

Socorro ISD: 67.9%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

13.8 (27%)

Socorro ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Socorro ISD: 0.5%

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

18.9

Socorro ISD: 16.6

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

13.3 years

Socorro ISD: 11 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

$54,917

Socorro ISD: $52,622

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$32,640

Socorro ISD: $37,720

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,064

Socorro ISD: $50,123

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$57,555

Socorro ISD: $52,018

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,022

Socorro ISD: $54,884

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,463

Socorro ISD: $61,523

Statewide: $62,039

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