Accountability rating

Met standard

Wylie ISD: A

Total students

560

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Wylie ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Wylie ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

Wally Watkins Elementary School is an elementary school in Wylie, TX, in the Wylie ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 560 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 20.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,052, which is $3,718 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

P O Box 490
Wylie, TX 75098-0490

Office phone number

(972) 429-2580

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Wally Watkins 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

560

African American

76 (13.6%)

Wylie ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Wylie ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

24 (4.3%)

Wylie ISD: 10%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

80 (14.3%)

Wylie ISD: 22%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Wylie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

349 (62.3%)

Wylie ISD: 49.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

29 (5.2%)

Wylie ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

13.6%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

4.3%

Hispanic

14.3%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

62.3%

Two or more races

5.2%

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

20.7 %

Wylie ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

14.5 %

Wylie ISD: 25.1%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

6.4 %

Wylie ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

20.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

14.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.4%

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

6.1 %

Wylie ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Wylie ISD: 22.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.4 %

Wylie ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

10.7 %

Wylie ISD: 10.1%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

6.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.4%

Special education

10.7%

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

Wylie ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Wylie ISD: A

School progress

N/A

Wylie ISD: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Wylie 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

36.1

African American

1 (2.8%)

Wylie ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0.5 (1.4%)

Wylie ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 8%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

34.6 (95.8%)

Wylie ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

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: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

28.6 (79.2%)

Wylie ISD: 71.7%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

7.5 (20.8%)

Wylie ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 23.8%

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 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.5

Wylie ISD: 15.6

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

12.3 years

Wylie ISD: 10 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

$57,052

Wylie ISD: $56,580

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$54,431

Wylie ISD: $54,688

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$54,391

Wylie ISD: $54,151

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$54,312

Wylie ISD: $55,206

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$56,479

Wylie ISD: $57,573

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$65,392

Wylie ISD: $63,108

Statewide: $61,428

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