Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Comfort ISD: B

Total students

478

Avg. teacher experience

13.7 years

Comfort ISD: 15.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Comfort ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 90%

Comfort Elementary School is an elementary school in Comfort, TX, in the Comfort ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 478 students. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. 29.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,310, which is $4,781 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 157
Comfort, TX 78013-0157

Office phone number

(830) 995-6410

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Comfort Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

478

African American

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Comfort ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

276 (57.7%)

Comfort ISD: 55.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

196 (41%)

Comfort ISD: 42%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (0.8%)

Comfort ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

57.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

41.0%

Two or more races

0.8%

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

29.9 %

Comfort ISD: 39.6%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

65.9 %

Comfort ISD: 56.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

15.3 %

Comfort ISD: 13%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

29.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

65.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.3%

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

15.1 %

Comfort ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Comfort ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.4 %

Comfort ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13 %

Comfort ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

15.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.4%

Special education

13.0%

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

C

Comfort ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Comfort ISD: B

School progress

B

Comfort ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Comfort 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

36

African American

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7 (19.4%)

Comfort ISD: 16.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

28 (77.8%)

Comfort ISD: 82.7%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (2.8%)

Comfort ISD: 1.1%

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%)

Comfort ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

27 (75%)

Comfort ISD: 68.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

8 (22.2%)

Comfort ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (2.8%)

Comfort ISD: 1.1%

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

13.3

Comfort ISD: 11.7

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

13.7 years

Comfort ISD: 15.2 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

$52,310

Comfort ISD: $54,388

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Comfort ISD: $43,650

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$45,050

Comfort ISD: $46,390

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,740

Comfort ISD: $48,802

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$53,538

Comfort ISD: $55,026

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,645

Comfort ISD: $62,252

Statewide: $65,449

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