Accountability rating

Met standard

Waco ISD: C

Total students

382

Avg. teacher experience

8.6 years

Waco ISD: 9.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Waco ISD: 76.7%

Statewide: 89.7%

West Avenue Elementary School is an elementary school in Waco, TX, in the Waco ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 382 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 83% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 23.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,696, which is $5,638 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

westavenue.wacoisd.org/cms/One.aspx

Address

1101 N 15th St
Waco, TX 76707

Office phone number

(254) 750-3900

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in West Avenue Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

382

African American

155 (40.6%)

Waco ISD: 28.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

203 (53.1%)

Waco ISD: 60.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.3%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

14 (3.7%)

Waco ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

8 (2.1%)

Waco ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

40.6%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

53.1%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

3.7%

Two or more races

2.1%

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

83 %

Waco ISD: 70.8%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

97.1 %

Waco ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

23.8 %

Waco ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

83.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

97.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

23.3 %

Waco ISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Waco ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.4 %

Waco ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

5.5 %

Waco ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

23.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.4%

Special education

5.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Waco ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Waco ISD: D

School progress

N/A

Waco ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Waco ISD: D

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

21.9

African American

9 (41.1%)

Waco ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

8 (36.5%)

Waco ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

4.9 (22.5%)

Waco ISD: 64.5%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1.1%

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%)

Waco ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

18.9 (86.3%)

Waco ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3 (13.7%)

Waco ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Waco ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

17.4

Waco ISD: 14.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

8.6 years

Waco ISD: 9.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$47,696

Waco ISD: $50,379

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$42,076

Waco ISD: $45,164

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$47,644

Waco ISD: $48,312

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$48,800

Waco ISD: $50,602

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$48,482

Waco ISD: $52,604

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

N/A

Waco ISD: $56,998

Statewide: $61,428

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