Accountability rating

B

Wylie ISD: A

Total students

512

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Wylie ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Wylie ISD: 97.5%

Statewide: 90%

Rita Smith Elementary School is an elementary school in Wylie, TX, in the Wylie ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 512 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 21.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,727, which is $2,605 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

P O Box 490
Wylie, TX 75098

Office phone number

(972) 429-2540

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Rita Smith Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

512

African American

65 (12.7%)

Wylie ISD: 14.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Wylie ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

41 (8%)

Wylie ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

80 (15.6%)

Wylie ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

295 (57.6%)

Wylie ISD: 47.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

28 (5.5%)

Wylie ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

12.7%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

8.0%

Hispanic

15.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

57.6%

Two or more races

5.5%

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

21.5 %

Wylie ISD: 30.1%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

18.6 %

Wylie ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

8.8 %

Wylie ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

21.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

18.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.8%

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

8.8 %

Wylie ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Wylie ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.9 %

Wylie ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.8 %

Wylie ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

8.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

10.9%

Special education

9.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Wylie ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Wylie ISD: A

School progress

B

Wylie ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Wylie ISD: 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

34.4

African American

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

3 (8.7%)

Wylie ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.4 (88.4%)

Wylie ISD: 84.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (2.9%)

Wylie ISD: 0.9%

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%)

Wylie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

26.4 (76.8%)

Wylie ISD: 70.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

8 (23.2%)

Wylie ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.5%

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

14.9

Wylie ISD: 15.9

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

9.7 years

Wylie ISD: 9.9 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

$56,727

Wylie ISD: $57,894

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$53,200

Wylie ISD: $54,695

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,518

Wylie ISD: $56,161

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,453

Wylie ISD: $56,472

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,410

Wylie ISD: $58,806

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,434

Wylie ISD: $64,234

Statewide: $62,039

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