Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Decatur ISD: B

Total students

414

Avg. teacher experience

13.8 years

Decatur ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Decatur ISD: 96%

Statewide: 90%

Carson Elementary School is an elementary school in Decatur, TX, in the Decatur ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 414 students. 47.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,049, which is $42 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.decaturisd.us

Address

2100 Business 81/287 S
Decatur, TX 76234-2800

Office phone number

(940) 393-7500

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Carson Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

414

African American

4 (1%)

Decatur ISD: 1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (1%)

Decatur ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

114 (27.5%)

Decatur ISD: 34%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Decatur ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

285 (68.8%)

Decatur ISD: 61.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (1.4%)

Decatur ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.0%

Hispanic

27.5%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

68.8%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

47.8 %

Decatur ISD: 47.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

37.7 %

Decatur ISD: 44.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.5 %

Decatur ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

47.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

37.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.5%

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

7.2 %

Decatur ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Decatur ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.3 %

Decatur ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.5 %

Decatur ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.3%

Special education

15.5%

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

C

Decatur ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Decatur ISD: B

School progress

D

Decatur ISD: B

Closing the gaps

F

Decatur 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

28.2

African American

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

28.2 (100%)

Decatur ISD: 89.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Decatur 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%)

Decatur ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

24 (85%)

Decatur ISD: 78.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4.2 (15%)

Decatur ISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Decatur ISD: 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

14.7

Decatur ISD: 14.8

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

13.8 years

Decatur ISD: 11.9 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

$57,049

Decatur ISD: $56,338

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$49,000

Decatur ISD: $49,728

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$50,992

Decatur ISD: $51,095

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,863

Decatur ISD: $54,135

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,596

Decatur ISD: $57,386

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,033

Decatur ISD: $65,745

Statewide: $65,449

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