Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Sundown ISD: A

Total students

260

Avg. teacher experience

17.2 years

Sundown ISD: 16.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Sundown ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Sundown Elementary School is an elementary school in Sundown, TX, in the Sundown ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 260 students. 50.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A 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 $54,376, which is $2,715 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 17.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 1110
Sundown, TX 79372-1110

Office phone number

(806) 229-3021

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Sundown Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

260

African American

3 (1.2%)

Sundown ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.8%)

Sundown ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

141 (54.2%)

Sundown ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

113 (43.5%)

Sundown ISD: 41.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

1 (0.4%)

Sundown ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

54.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

43.5%

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

50.8 %

Sundown ISD: 39.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

45.4 %

Sundown ISD: 43%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5 %

Sundown ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

50.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

45.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.0%

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

5 %

Sundown ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Sundown ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

Sundown ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.5 %

Sundown ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

11.5%

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

A

Sundown ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Sundown ISD: A

School progress

B

Sundown ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Sundown ISD: A

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

25.6

African American

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.6 (14.1%)

Sundown ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22 (85.9%)

Sundown ISD: 86.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 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%)

Sundown ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

22.2 (86.6%)

Sundown ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3.4 (13.4%)

Sundown ISD: 24.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Sundown ISD: 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

10.2

Sundown ISD: 9.6

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

17.2 years

Sundown ISD: 16.5 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

$54,376

Sundown ISD: $55,199

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Sundown ISD: $44,171

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$39,196

Sundown ISD: $39,981

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$47,345

Sundown ISD: $47,220

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,215

Sundown ISD: $55,154

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$63,493

Sundown ISD: $64,183

Statewide: $65,449

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