Accountability rating

B

La Joya ISD: B

Total students

446

Avg. teacher experience

11.7 years

La Joya ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

La Joya ISD: 85.8%

Statewide: 90%

Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School is an elementary school in Mission, TX, in the La Joya ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 446 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 83.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 66.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,181, which is $1,059 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.lajoyaisd.com

Address

5301 Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78572

Office phone number

(956) 323-2730

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. 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 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

446

African American

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

435 (97.5%)

La Joya ISD: 99.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

9 (2%)

La Joya ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.2%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

97.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.0%

Two or more races

0.2%

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

83.6 %

La Joya ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

95.1 %

La Joya ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

69.5 %

La Joya ISD: 55.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

83.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

95.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

69.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

66.8 %

La Joya ISD: 53.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

La Joya ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

La Joya ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.5 %

La Joya ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

66.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

8.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

La Joya ISD: B

Student achievement

C

La Joya ISD: B

School progress

B

La Joya ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

La Joya 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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

29.2

African American

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

29.2 (100%)

La Joya ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0.2%

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%)

La Joya ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

25 (85.5%)

La Joya ISD: 78.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4.2 (14.5%)

La Joya ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

15.3

La Joya ISD: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

11.7 years

La Joya ISD: 11.6 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

$55,181

La Joya ISD: $55,820

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,500

La Joya ISD: $49,700

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,689

La Joya ISD: $50,670

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,646

La Joya ISD: $52,992

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,683

La Joya ISD: $57,492

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$70,071

La Joya ISD: $67,791

Statewide: $62,039

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