Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Southwest School: C

Total students

441

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Southwest School: 9.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Southwest School: 77.3%

Statewide: 90%

Southwest Schools Bissonnet El Cam is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the Southwest School school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 441 students. 90.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 85.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,335, which is $4,244 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.swschools.org

Address

8440 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77074

Office phone number

(713) 988-5839

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Southwest Schools Bissonnet El Cam 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

441

African American

35 (7.9%)

Southwest School: 6.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.9%)

Southwest School: 0.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

398 (90.2%)

Southwest School: 85.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (0.5%)

Southwest School: 6.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (0.5%)

Southwest School: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

7.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

90.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.5%

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

90.9 %

Southwest School: 81.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

96.1 %

Southwest School: 88.7%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

85.7 %

Southwest School: 65%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

90.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

96.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

85.7%

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

85.3 %

Southwest School: 62.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Southwest School: 22.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Southwest School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Southwest School: 8.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

85.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

8.8%

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

B

Southwest School: C

Student achievement

B

Southwest School: D

School progress

A

Southwest School: C

Closing the gaps

B

Southwest School: 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 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

19.6

African American

3 (15.2%)

Southwest School: 37.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1.8 (9.3%)

Southwest School: 10%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

10.8 (55.2%)

Southwest School: 30.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (20.3%)

Southwest School: 21.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 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%)

Southwest School: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

15.6 (79.7%)

Southwest School: 63%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4 (20.3%)

Southwest School: 33%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Southwest School: 4%

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

22.5

Southwest School: 21.3

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

10 years

Southwest School: 9.2 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

$61,335

Southwest School: $60,406

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$55,155

Southwest School: $53,128

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$58,369

Southwest School: $57,010

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$60,571

Southwest School: $55,959

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$64,321

Southwest School: $66,061

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$69,629

Southwest School: $75,598

Statewide: $65,449

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