Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Utopia ISD: B

Total students

229

Avg. teacher experience

15.2 years

Utopia ISD: 15.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

89.5 %

Utopia ISD: 89.5%

Statewide: 90%

Utopia School is an elementary/secondary school in Utopia, TX, in the Utopia ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 229 students. 10.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

In the Class of 2019, 89.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Utopia School was 965 for 2018-2019 graduates.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,826, which is $4,265 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.utopiaisd.net

Address

P O Box 880
Utopia, TX 78884-0880

Office phone number

(830) 966-3339

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Utopia School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

229

African American

1 (0.4%)

Utopia ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (1.3%)

Utopia ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

54 (23.6%)

Utopia ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

167 (72.9%)

Utopia ISD: 72.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (1.7%)

Utopia ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

23.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

72.9%

Two or more races

1.7%

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

10.9 %

Utopia ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

45 %

Utopia ISD: 45%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.2 %

Utopia ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

10.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

45.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.2%

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

5.2 %

Utopia ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

45.4 %

Utopia ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.6 %

Utopia ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.5 %

Utopia ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

5.2%

Career and technical

45.4%

Gifted and talented

6.6%

Special education

13.5%

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

B

Utopia ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Utopia ISD: B

School progress

B

Utopia ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Utopia ISD: 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

89.5 %

Utopia ISD: 89.5%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Utopia ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

85.7 %

Utopia ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

85.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

965

Utopia ISD: 965

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Utopia ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

50 %

Utopia ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

38.9 %

Utopia ISD: 38.9%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

33.3 %

Utopia ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

50.0%

Math

38.9%

Reading + Math

33.3%

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

19.7

African American

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.6 (8.1%)

Utopia ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.1 (91.9%)

Utopia ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Utopia 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%)

Utopia ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16.7 (85%)

Utopia ISD: 85%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (15%)

Utopia ISD: 15%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Utopia 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

11.6

Utopia ISD: 11.6

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

15.2 years

Utopia ISD: 15.2 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

$52,826

Utopia ISD: $52,826

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$42,517

Utopia ISD: $42,517

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

N/A

Utopia ISD: N/A

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$46,351

Utopia ISD: $46,351

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,465

Utopia ISD: $54,465

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$57,933

Utopia ISD: $57,933

Statewide: $65,449

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