Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Spring Branch ISD: B

Total students

491

Avg. teacher experience

14.2 years

Spring Branch ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Spring Branch ISD: 89.3%

Statewide: 90%

Buffalo Creek Elementary School is an elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Spring Branch ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 491 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 76.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 67.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $65,296, which is $8,205 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

bce.springbranchisd.com

Address

2801 Blalock Rd
Houston, TX 77080-2822

Office phone number

(713) 251-5300

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buffalo Creek Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

491

African American

11 (2.2%)

Spring Branch ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

21 (4.3%)

Spring Branch ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.8%)

Spring Branch ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

426 (86.8%)

Spring Branch ISD: 59.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Spring Branch ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23 (4.7%)

Spring Branch ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (1.2%)

Spring Branch ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.2%

American Indian

4.3%

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

86.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

4.7%

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

76.2 %

Spring Branch ISD: 56.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

95.9 %

Spring Branch ISD: 59.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

66.8 %

Spring Branch ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

76.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

95.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

66.8%

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

67.4 %

Spring Branch ISD: 37.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Spring Branch ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

3.1 %

Spring Branch ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.6 %

Spring Branch ISD: 9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

67.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.1%

Special education

13.6%

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

C

Spring Branch ISD: B

Student achievement

D

Spring Branch ISD: B

School progress

C

Spring Branch ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Spring Branch 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).

Total teacher FTEs

37.1

African American

1.1 (3%)

Spring Branch ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Spring Branch ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (5.4%)

Spring Branch ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

26.4 (71.1%)

Spring Branch ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Spring Branch ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.6 (20.6%)

Spring Branch ISD: 57%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Spring Branch ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1.1 (2.9%)

Spring Branch ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

31.1 (83.6%)

Spring Branch ISD: 69.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (8.1%)

Spring Branch ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (5.4%)

Spring Branch ISD: 1.4%

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

13.2

Spring Branch ISD: 15.4

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

14.2 years

Spring Branch ISD: 11.5 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

$65,296

Spring Branch ISD: $63,835

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$63,713

Spring Branch ISD: $57,586

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$59,924

Spring Branch ISD: $58,880

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,194

Spring Branch ISD: $62,493

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$65,102

Spring Branch ISD: $65,006

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,019

Spring Branch ISD: $72,817

Statewide: $65,449

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