Accountability rating

Met standard

Killeen ISD: C

Total students

607

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Killeen ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Killeen ISD: 87.1%

Statewide: 89.7%

Pershing Park Elementary School is an elementary school in Killeen, TX, in the Killeen ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 607 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 65.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 38.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $53,685, which is $351 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.killeenisd.org

Address

1500 W Central Tx Expwy
Killeen, TX 76549-1220

Office phone number

(254) 336-1790

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Pershing Park Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

607

African American

116 (19.1%)

Killeen ISD: 34.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (1%)

Killeen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

10 (1.6%)

Killeen ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

327 (53.9%)

Killeen ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

11 (1.8%)

Killeen ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

92 (15.2%)

Killeen ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

45 (7.4%)

Killeen ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

19.1%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

1.6%

Hispanic

53.9%

Pacific Islander

1.8%

White

15.2%

Two or more races

7.4%

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

65.9 %

Killeen ISD: 52.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

82.2 %

Killeen ISD: 56.6%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

41.5 %

Killeen ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

65.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

82.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

41.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

38.6 %

Killeen ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Killeen ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

1.3 %

Killeen ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

11.4 %

Killeen ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

38.6%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

1.3%

Special education

11.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Killeen ISD: C

Student achievement

N/A

Killeen ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Killeen ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Killeen ISD: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

43.9

African American

3 (6.7%)

Killeen ISD: 19%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Killeen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1.8 (4.2%)

Killeen ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

17 (38.7%)

Killeen ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

1 (2.3%)

Killeen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

19.1 (43.5%)

Killeen ISD: 59.1%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

2 (4.6%)

Killeen ISD: 4%

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%)

Killeen ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

33.1 (75.3%)

Killeen ISD: 73.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

10.8 (24.7%)

Killeen ISD: 25.8%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Killeen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.8

Killeen ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

10.2 years

Killeen ISD: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$53,685

Killeen ISD: $52,195

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$47,465

Killeen ISD: $45,785

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$48,713

Killeen ISD: $48,356

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$51,817

Killeen ISD: $51,306

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$57,101

Killeen ISD: $55,611

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$65,480

Killeen ISD: $63,979

Statewide: $61,428

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