Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Total students

541

Avg. teacher experience

19.6 years

Brownsville ISD: 15.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Brownsville ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 90%

Garden Park Elementary School is an elementary school in Brownsville, TX, in the Brownsville ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 541 students. 78.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 28.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $76,049, which is $18,958 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 19.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bisd.us/gardenpark/

Address

855 Military Hwy
Brownsville, TX 78520-4661

Office phone number

(956) 982-2630

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Garden Park Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

541

African American

1 (0.2%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

533 (98.5%)

Brownsville ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7 (1.3%)

Brownsville ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.3%

Two or more races

N/A

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

78.6 %

Brownsville ISD: 67.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

91.7 %

Brownsville ISD: 89.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

28.7 %

Brownsville ISD: 36.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

78.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

91.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

28.7%

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

28.1 %

Brownsville ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Brownsville ISD: 33%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

15.2 %

Brownsville ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.4 %

Brownsville ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

28.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

15.2%

Special education

14.4%

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

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Student achievement

B

Brownsville ISD: B

School progress

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Brownsville 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 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

32

African American

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

30 (93.8%)

Brownsville ISD: 89.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (6.2%)

Brownsville ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

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%)

Brownsville ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

26.3 (82.1%)

Brownsville ISD: 79.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

5.7 (17.9%)

Brownsville ISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.4%

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

Brownsville ISD: 15

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

19.6 years

Brownsville ISD: 15.4 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

$76,049

Brownsville ISD: $58,957

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Brownsville ISD: $50,807

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$100,697

Brownsville ISD: $51,636

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$69,351

Brownsville ISD: $53,468

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$68,803

Brownsville ISD: $58,689

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$83,269

Brownsville ISD: $67,128

Statewide: $65,449

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