Accountability rating

Not rated

University of Texas University Charter School: B

Total students

25

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

University of Texas University Charter School: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

University of Texas University Charter School: 32.7%

Statewide: 90%

Helping Hand is an charter elementary school in Austin, TX, in the University of Texas University Charter School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 25 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,733, which is $2,389 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.utcharter.org

Address

3804 Ave B
Austin, TX 78751

Office phone number

(512) 751-4534

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Helping Hand are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

25

African American

4 (16%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 20.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (4%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

9 (36%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 35.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11 (44%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 38.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

16.0%

American Indian

4.0%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

36.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

44.0%

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

100 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 91.1%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 62.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 6.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 6.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 20.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

56 %

University of Texas University Charter School: 32.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

56.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

Not rated

University of Texas University Charter School: B

Student achievement

Not rated

University of Texas University Charter School: B

School progress

Not rated

University of Texas University Charter School: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

University of Texas University Charter School: Not rated

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

4

African American

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 16%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (25.1%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 15.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (74.9%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 67.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 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

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

3 (74.9%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 67.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1 (25.1%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 30.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

University of Texas University Charter School: 2.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

6.3

University of Texas University Charter School: 8.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

10.5 years

University of Texas University Charter School: 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

$51,733

University of Texas University Charter School: $53,889

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

University of Texas University Charter School: $49,576

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,045

University of Texas University Charter School: $50,002

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,982

University of Texas University Charter School: $53,577

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

N/A

University of Texas University Charter School: $54,596

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,812

University of Texas University Charter School: $61,796

Statewide: $62,039

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