Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Cityscape Schools: C

Total students

199

Avg. teacher experience

4.1 years

Cityscape Schools: 3.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Cityscape Schools: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Buckner Preparatory is an charter elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Cityscape Schools school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 199 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated for the previous school year. 79.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 53.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,399, which is $3,692 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

6211 E Grand Ave
Dallas, TX 75223

Office phone number

(214) 545-6552

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buckner Preparatory 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

199

African American

51 (25.6%)

Cityscape Schools: 15.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.5%)

Cityscape Schools: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

139 (69.8%)

Cityscape Schools: 80.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6 (3%)

Cityscape Schools: 2.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (1%)

Cityscape Schools: 1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

25.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

69.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.0%

Two or more races

1.0%

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

79.9 %

Cityscape Schools: 85.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

87.4 %

Cityscape Schools: 86.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

43.2 %

Cityscape Schools: 47.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

79.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

87.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

43.2%

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

53.3 %

Cityscape Schools: 54.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

4.5 %

Cityscape Schools: 5.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

53.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

4.5%

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

Not rated

Cityscape Schools: C

Student achievement

Not rated

Cityscape Schools: D

School progress

Not rated

Cityscape Schools: C

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Cityscape Schools: 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

8

African American

2 (25%)

Cityscape Schools: 17%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 4.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 (50%)

Cityscape Schools: 61.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (25%)

Cityscape Schools: 17%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 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%)

Cityscape Schools: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

5 (62.5%)

Cityscape Schools: 80.8%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (37.5%)

Cityscape Schools: 19.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Cityscape Schools: 0%

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

24.9

Cityscape Schools: 24.5

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

4.1 years

Cityscape Schools: 3.4 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

$53,399

Cityscape Schools: $55,506

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$51,798

Cityscape Schools: $52,518

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,500

Cityscape Schools: $55,779

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

N/A

Cityscape Schools: $57,500

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,500

Cityscape Schools: $59,700

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Cityscape Schools: $57,500

Statewide: $65,449

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