Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Abilene ISD: B

Total students

589

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Abilene ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Abilene ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 90%

Ortiz Elementary School is an elementary school in Abilene, TX, in the Abilene ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 589 students. 68.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 37.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of D for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,089, which is $4,002 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.abileneisd.org

Address

2550 Vogel
Abilene, TX 79603-2233

Office phone number

(325) 671-4945

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ortiz Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 14. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 25.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 14.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

589

African American

99 (16.8%)

Abilene ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

407 (69.1%)

Abilene ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

66 (11.2%)

Abilene ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

16 (2.7%)

Abilene ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

16.8%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

69.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

11.2%

Two or more races

2.7%

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

68.1 %

Abilene ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

92.4 %

Abilene ISD: 68%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

35 %

Abilene ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

68.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

92.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

35.0%

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

37.7 %

Abilene ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Abilene ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.7 %

Abilene ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.2 %

Abilene ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

37.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.7%

Special education

12.2%

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

D

Abilene ISD: B

Student achievement

F

Abilene ISD: B

School progress

D

Abilene ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Abilene 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) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

42.3

African American

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

17.3 (40.9%)

Abilene ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25 (59.1%)

Abilene ISD: 81.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 1.7%

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%)

Abilene ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

30.3 (71.6%)

Abilene ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

12 (28.4%)

Abilene ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

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

13.9

Abilene ISD: 15.3

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

12 years

Abilene ISD: 12.3 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

$53,089

Abilene ISD: $53,317

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$47,750

Abilene ISD: $47,455

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,366

Abilene ISD: $48,379

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,113

Abilene ISD: $50,661

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$53,869

Abilene ISD: $54,422

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$61,524

Abilene ISD: $62,085

Statewide: $65,449

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