Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Athens ISD: B

Total students

484

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

Athens ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Athens ISD: 96%

Statewide: 90%

South Athens Elementary School is an elementary school in Athens, TX, in the Athens ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 484 students. 66.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 33.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $51,014, which is $6,077 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.athensisd.net

Address

718 Robbins Rd
Athens, TX 75751-2928

Office phone number

(903) 677-6970

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in South Athens Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

484

African American

81 (16.7%)

Athens ISD: 12.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Athens ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

254 (52.5%)

Athens ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

134 (27.7%)

Athens ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

13 (2.7%)

Athens ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

16.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

52.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

27.7%

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

66.5 %

Athens ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

85.7 %

Athens ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

34.9 %

Athens ISD: 25.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

66.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

34.9%

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

33.3 %

Athens ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Athens ISD: 36%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.2 %

Athens ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.7 %

Athens ISD: 13%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

33.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

1.2%

Special education

15.7%

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

B

Athens ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Athens ISD: B

School progress

A

Athens ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Athens 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

28.6

African American

0.1 (0.4%)

Athens ISD: 5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.2 (18.2%)

Athens ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23.3 (81.5%)

Athens ISD: 82.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Athens 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

0.5 (1.6%)

Athens ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

24.5 (86%)

Athens ISD: 75.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3.6 (12.4%)

Athens ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Athens ISD: 1%

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

16.9

Athens ISD: 15.9

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

Athens ISD: 10.4 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

$51,014

Athens ISD: $51,474

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$45,850

Athens ISD: $48,020

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,196

Athens ISD: $47,737

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,347

Athens ISD: $50,097

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,088

Athens ISD: $54,566

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$56,482

Athens ISD: $57,579

Statewide: $65,449

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