Accountability rating

Met standard

Step Charter School: B

Total students

355

Avg. teacher experience

7 years

Step Charter School: 5.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Step Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 89.7%

Step Charter Elementary School is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Step Charter School school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 355 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 49.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 45.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,174, which is $1,840 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

11250 S Wilcrest Dr
Houston, TX 77099

Office phone number

(281) 988-7797

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Step Charter Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

355

African American

85 (23.9%)

Step Charter School: 23.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (1.1%)

Step Charter School: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

68 (19.2%)

Step Charter School: 14.8%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

187 (52.7%)

Step Charter School: 57.6%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.3%)

Step Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

9 (2.5%)

Step Charter School: 2.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

1 (0.3%)

Step Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

23.9%

American Indian

1.1%

Asian

19.2%

Hispanic

52.7%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

2.5%

Two or more races

0.3%

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

49.9 %

Step Charter School: 51.7%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

78.9 %

Step Charter School: 79.7%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

45.6 %

Step Charter School: 48.3%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

49.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

78.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

45.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

45.4 %

Step Charter School: 48.1%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

7 %

Step Charter School: 7%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

45.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

7.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Step Charter School: B

Student achievement

N/A

Step Charter School: B

School progress

N/A

Step Charter School: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Step Charter School: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

23

African American

12 (52.2%)

Step Charter School: 53.1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (4.3%)

Step Charter School: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 6.3%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

10 (43.5%)

Step Charter School: 37.5%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Step Charter 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

1 (4.3%)

Step Charter School: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

19 (82.6%)

Step Charter School: 87.5%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3 (13%)

Step Charter School: 9.4%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.4

Step Charter School: 14.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

7 years

Step Charter School: 5.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$55,174

Step Charter School: $54,438

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$54,500

Step Charter School: $53,250

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$53,000

Step Charter School: $52,882

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$55,750

Step Charter School: $55,750

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$58,333

Step Charter School: $58,333

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$57,000

Step Charter School: $57,000

Statewide: $61,428

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