Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Galena Park ISD: B

Total students

800

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Galena Park ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Galena Park ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 90%

Sam Houston Elementary School is an elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Galena Park ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 800 students. 86.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 68.1% 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 $61,779, which is $4,688 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.galenaparkisd.com

Address

4101 E Sam Houston Pkwy N
Houston, TX 77015

Office phone number

(832) 386-4430

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Sam Houston Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

800

African American

13 (1.6%)

Galena Park ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Galena Park ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.3%)

Galena Park ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

755 (94.4%)

Galena Park ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Galena Park ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

23 (2.9%)

Galena Park ISD: 4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (0.5%)

Galena Park ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.6%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

94.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.9%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

86.6 %

Galena Park ISD: 67.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

93.9 %

Galena Park ISD: 85.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

68.4 %

Galena Park ISD: 36%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

86.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

93.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

68.4%

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

68.1 %

Galena Park ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Galena Park ISD: 37.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7.3 %

Galena Park ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.9 %

Galena Park ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

68.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

7.3%

Special education

6.9%

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

Galena Park ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Galena Park ISD: B

School progress

B

Galena Park ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

Galena Park 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

46.7

African American

2.9 (6.2%)

Galena Park ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Galena Park ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (6.4%)

Galena Park ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

32.9 (70.4%)

Galena Park ISD: 36.3%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Galena Park ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.9 (10.5%)

Galena Park ISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3 (6.4%)

Galena Park ISD: 1.8%

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%)

Galena Park ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

38.9 (83.3%)

Galena Park ISD: 70.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

7.8 (16.7%)

Galena Park ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Galena Park ISD: 1.9%

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

17.1

Galena Park ISD: 16.3

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

12 years

Galena Park ISD: 10 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

$61,779

Galena Park ISD: $60,748

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$58,062

Galena Park ISD: $51,958

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$58,730

Galena Park ISD: $58,496

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$60,380

Galena Park ISD: $60,462

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$62,217

Galena Park ISD: $62,779

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,728

Galena Park ISD: $68,428

Statewide: $65,449

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