Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Total students

78

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 90%

Buell Central DAEP is an elementary/secondary school in Pharr, TX, in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 78 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated for the previous school year. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 55.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,380, which is $289 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

psjaisd.us

Address

218 E Juarez
Pharr, TX 78577

Office phone number

(956) 354-2500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buell Central DAEP are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

78

African American

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

77 (98.7%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 99.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (1.3%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

98.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.3%

Two or more races

N/A

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

100 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

59 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 41.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

59.0%

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

55.1 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

56.4 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.3 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

19.2 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

55.1%

Career and technical

56.4%

Gifted and talented

1.3%

Special education

19.2%

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

Not rated

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Student achievement

Not rated

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 95%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 39.7%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 60%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 80%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 39.6%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 40%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 15%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 944

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 17.2

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 54.7%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 47%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 39.8%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

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

17.2

African American

1 (5.7%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (5.8%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

13.3 (76.9%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (11.6%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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

2 (11.7%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 3%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

12.2 (71.1%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 78.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (17.3%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 0.2%

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

4.5

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: 14.9

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

10.6 years

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo 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

$57,380

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $57,599

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $50,457

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,137

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $52,388

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,154

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $54,819

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,558

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $59,192

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,503

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD: $68,453

Statewide: $65,449

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