Accountability rating (2018-2019)

F

Alief ISD: B

Total students

773

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Alief ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 90%

Smith Elementary School is an elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Alief ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 773 students. The school received an accountability rating of F for the previous school year. 83.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 68.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $60,957, which is $3,866 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.aliefisd.net

Address

11300 Stancliff
Houston, TX 77099-4202

Office phone number

(281) 983-8380

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Smith Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

773

African American

236 (30.5%)

Alief ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

8 (1%)

Alief ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

84 (10.9%)

Alief ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

398 (51.5%)

Alief ISD: 56.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.4%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

40 (5.2%)

Alief ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (0.5%)

Alief ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

30.5%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

10.9%

Hispanic

51.5%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

5.2%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

83.3 %

Alief ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

89 %

Alief ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

65.1 %

Alief ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

83.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

89.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

65.1%

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

68.2 %

Alief ISD: 45.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Alief ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.2 %

Alief ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.9 %

Alief ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

68.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

1.2%

Special education

7.9%

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 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

F

Alief ISD: B

Student achievement

F

Alief ISD: C

School progress

D

Alief ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Alief 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

62.3

African American

17.4 (27.9%)

Alief ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (3.2%)

Alief ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

29 (46.5%)

Alief ISD: 27.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Alief ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12.9 (20.8%)

Alief ISD: 24.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (1.6%)

Alief ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1.9 (3.1%)

Alief ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

49 (78.6%)

Alief ISD: 68.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11.4 (18.3%)

Alief ISD: 28.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Alief 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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.4

Alief ISD: 13.9

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

10.8 years

Alief ISD: 10.9 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

$60,957

Alief ISD: $62,630

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$45,083

Alief ISD: $52,943

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,872

Alief ISD: $58,256

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$60,422

Alief ISD: $61,234

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$64,883

Alief ISD: $65,183

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$64,406

Alief ISD: $72,080

Statewide: $65,449

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