Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Waco ISD: B

Total students

365

Avg. teacher experience

1.9 years

Waco ISD: 3.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Waco ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 90%

Brook Avenue Elementary School is an elementary school in Waco, TX, in the Waco ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 365 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 91.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,621, which is $4,470 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

brookavenue.wacoisd.org/cms/One.aspx

Address

720 Brook Ave
Waco, TX 76708

Office phone number

(254) 750-3562

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Brook Avenue Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

365

African American

144 (39.5%)

Waco ISD: 28.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Waco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

204 (55.9%)

Waco ISD: 60.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (1.1%)

Waco ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

12 (3.3%)

Waco ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

39.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

55.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.1%

Two or more races

3.3%

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

91.2 %

Waco ISD: 71.6%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

99.7 %

Waco ISD: 90.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

27.9 %

Waco ISD: 20%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

91.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

99.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

27.9%

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

26.8 %

Waco ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Waco ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.5 %

Waco ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.7 %

Waco ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

26.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.5%

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

Waco ISD: B

Student achievement

F

Waco ISD: C

School progress

C

Waco ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Waco ISD: C

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).

Total teacher FTEs

23.2

African American

1 (4.3%)

Waco ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8 (34.4%)

Waco ISD: 19.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14.2 (61.3%)

Waco ISD: 64.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (4.3%)

Waco ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

20.2 (87.1%)

Waco ISD: 76.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2 (8.6%)

Waco ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

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

15.7

Waco ISD: 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

1.9 years

Waco ISD: 3.3 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

$52,621

Waco ISD: $54,100

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,659

Waco ISD: $53,740

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,071

Waco ISD: $51,775

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$52,800

Waco ISD: $54,843

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,700

Waco ISD: $57,223

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Waco ISD: $63,292

Statewide: $65,449

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