Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Total students

7,746

Avg. teacher experience

10.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.9 %

Statewide: 90.3%

Waller ISD is a school district in Waller, TX. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 7,746 students. 55.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 29.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 96.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.4% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Waller ISD was 965 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.3.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $62,470, which is $4,829 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.4 years of experience.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Waller ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

7,746

African American

782 (10.1%)

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

25 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

52 (0.7%)

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

4,343 (56.1%)

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

7 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2,349 (30.3%)

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

188 (2.4%)

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

10.1%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

56.1%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

30.3%

Two or more races

2.4%

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

55.1 %

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

67.4 %

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

29.6 %

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

55.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

67.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

29.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

29.5 %

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.9 %

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.9 %

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

29.5%

Gifted and talented

5.9%

Special education

11.9%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

96.9 %

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

100 %

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

97.5 %

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

94.8 %

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

97.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.8%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0.4 %

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.4 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.6 %

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

4.7 %

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

3.8 %

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

4.6 %

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.1 %

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

5.9 %

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

5.8 %

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

11.1 %

Statewide: 22%

African American

8.9 %

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

25 %

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

9.8 %

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

12.2 %

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

29.2 %

Statewide: 25.8%

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 2019-2020 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

51.8 %

Statewide: 59%

African American

44.4 %

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

48.1 %

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

62.2 %

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

42.9 %

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.3

Statewide: 20.2

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 2019-2020.

Reading

40.4 %

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

27.8 %

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

25.9 %

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

40.4%

Math

27.8%

Reading + Math

25.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

534.2

African American

64.9 (12.1%)

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

104 (19.5%)

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.4%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

352.3 (65.9%)

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

8 (1.5%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

9 (1.7%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

411.1 (77%)

Statewide: 73%

Master's

113.1 (21.2%)

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.5

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

10.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$62,470

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$56,504

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$59,164

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$62,264

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$64,092

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$69,114

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$74,306

Statewide: $69,974

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