Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Palacios ISD: B

Total students

500

Avg. teacher experience

15.6 years

Palacios ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Palacios ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Central Elementary School is an elementary school in Palacios, TX, in the Palacios ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 500 students. 24.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.8% 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 $57,598, which is $507 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.palaciosisd.org

Address

1001 5th St
Palacios, TX 77465-4307

Office phone number

(361) 972-2911

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Central Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

500

African American

3 (0.6%)

Palacios ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

16 (3.2%)

Palacios ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

363 (72.6%)

Palacios ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

103 (20.6%)

Palacios ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

15 (3%)

Palacios ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

3.2%

Hispanic

72.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

20.6%

Two or more races

3.0%

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

24.6 %

Palacios ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

77.8 %

Palacios ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

23 %

Palacios ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

24.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.0%

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

22.8 %

Palacios ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Palacios ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.8 %

Palacios ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.6 %

Palacios ISD: 11.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

22.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.8%

Special education

10.6%

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

Palacios ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Palacios ISD: B

School progress

B

Palacios ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

Palacios 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

30.6

African American

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (3.3%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11 (35.9%)

Palacios ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palacios ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.6 (60.8%)

Palacios ISD: 73.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palacios 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%)

Palacios ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

29.6 (96.7%)

Palacios ISD: 85.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

1 (3.3%)

Palacios ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Palacios 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

16.3

Palacios ISD: 13.7

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

15.6 years

Palacios ISD: 14.1 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

$57,598

Palacios ISD: $56,170

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$45,505

Palacios ISD: $46,253

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,269

Palacios ISD: $48,313

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,784

Palacios ISD: $51,715

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,307

Palacios ISD: $57,548

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$67,061

Palacios ISD: $65,340

Statewide: $65,449

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