Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Step Charter School: A

Total students

277

Avg. teacher experience

7.7 years

Step Charter School: 6.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Step Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 90.3%

Step Charter Elementary School is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Step Charter School school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 277 students. 43% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 41.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,810, which is $4,169 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 7.7 years of experience.

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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 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

277

African American

61 (22%)

Step Charter School: 20.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.7%)

Step Charter School: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

46 (16.6%)

Step Charter School: 9.3%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

161 (58.1%)

Step Charter School: 67.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6 (2.2%)

Step Charter School: 1.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1 (0.4%)

Step Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

22.0%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

16.6%

Hispanic

58.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.2%

Two or more races

0.4%

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

43 %

Step Charter School: 48.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Step Charter School: 100%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

41.9 %

Step Charter School: 47.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

43.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

41.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

41.2 %

Step Charter School: 47.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

6.9 %

Step Charter School: 8.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

41.2%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

6.9%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Step Charter School: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Step Charter School: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Step Charter School: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

1.3 %

Step Charter School: 2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

1.3 %

Step Charter School: 0.9%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

3.2 %

Step Charter School: 4.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Step Charter School: 2%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Step Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Step Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

20.8

African American

9.6 (46.1%)

Step Charter School: 41.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (4.6%)

Step Charter School: 5.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.9 (9.3%)

Step Charter School: 16.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

8.3 (40%)

Step Charter School: 36.5%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (4.6%)

Step Charter School: 5.5%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

17 (81.4%)

Step Charter School: 77.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2.9 (14%)

Step Charter School: 16.7%

Statewide: 25%

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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

13.3

Step Charter School: 14.2

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

7.7 years

Step Charter School: 6.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$61,810

Step Charter School: $61,625

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$59,124

Step Charter School: $59,137

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$59,013

Step Charter School: $58,314

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$62,044

Step Charter School: $64,049

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$65,927

Step Charter School: $65,450

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$67,853

Step Charter School: $66,674

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Step Charter School: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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