Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Step Charter School: A

Total students

208

Avg. teacher experience

5.4 years

Step Charter School: 6.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Step Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Step Charter Ii is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Step Charter School school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 208 students. 66.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 64.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,367, which is $2,276 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 5.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

11250 S Wilcrest
Houston, TX 77099

Office phone number

(281) 988-7797

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Step Charter Ii 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

208

African American

37 (17.8%)

Step Charter School: 21.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (1.9%)

Step Charter School: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (1%)

Step Charter School: 12.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

161 (77.4%)

Step Charter School: 61.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.5%)

Step Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (1.4%)

Step Charter School: 1.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

17.8%

American Indian

1.9%

Asian

1.0%

Hispanic

77.4%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

1.4%

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

66.3 %

Step Charter School: 56.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

91.3 %

Step Charter School: 91.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

65.4 %

Step Charter School: 54.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

66.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

91.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

65.4%

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

64.9 %

Step Charter School: 53.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.7 %

Step Charter School: 6.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

64.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

7.7%

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

Step Charter School: A

Student achievement

C

Step Charter School: B

School progress

B

Step Charter School: A

Closing the gaps

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

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

13.7

African American

4.7 (34.1%)

Step Charter School: 42.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.6 (26.6%)

Step Charter School: 16.3%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5.4 (39.2%)

Step Charter School: 41.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

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

0 (0%)

Step Charter School: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12 (88%)

Step Charter School: 78%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

1.6 (12%)

Step Charter School: 19.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.2

Step Charter School: 15

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

5.4 years

Step Charter School: 6.5 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

$59,367

Step Charter School: $59,067

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$56,175

Step Charter School: $55,450

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,297

Step Charter School: $56,393

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,188

Step Charter School: $60,649

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,900

Step Charter School: $61,740

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

Masked

Step Charter School: $76,724

Statewide: $65,449

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