Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Valor Public Schools: C

Total students

532

Avg. teacher experience

6.1 years

Valor Public Schools: 6.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Valor South Austin is an charter elementary/secondary school in Austin, TX, in the Valor Public Schools school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 532 students. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year. 29.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $43,733, which is $13,358 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.valorpublicschools.org

Address

220 Foremost Dr
Austin, TX 78745

Office phone number

(512) 598-0160

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Valor South Austin are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

532

African American

15 (2.8%)

Valor Public Schools: 2.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

16 (3%)

Valor Public Schools: 3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

121 (22.7%)

Valor Public Schools: 22.7%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

342 (64.3%)

Valor Public Schools: 64.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

38 (7.1%)

Valor Public Schools: 7.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

3.0%

Hispanic

22.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

64.3%

Two or more races

7.1%

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

29.1 %

Valor Public Schools: 29.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

21.1 %

Valor Public Schools: 21.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.9 %

Valor Public Schools: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

29.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

21.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.9%

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

3.9 %

Valor Public Schools: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.4 %

Valor Public Schools: 6.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

3.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

6.4%

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

Valor Public Schools: C

Student achievement

B

Valor Public Schools: B

School progress

D

Valor Public Schools: D

Closing the gaps

D

Valor Public Schools: D

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

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Valor Public Schools: 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

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Valor Public Schools: 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

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Valor Public Schools: 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

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Valor Public Schools: 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

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

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

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

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

28.4

African American

0.8 (2.9%)

Valor Public Schools: 2.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3 (10.6%)

Valor Public Schools: 10.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.5 (86.5%)

Valor Public Schools: 86.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 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%)

Valor Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

17.9 (63.2%)

Valor Public Schools: 63.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

10.4 (36.8%)

Valor Public Schools: 36.8%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Valor Public Schools: 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

18.7

Valor Public Schools: 18.7

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

6.1 years

Valor Public Schools: 6.1 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

$43,733

Valor Public Schools: $43,733

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$39,000

Valor Public Schools: $39,000

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$41,320

Valor Public Schools: $41,320

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$46,176

Valor Public Schools: $46,176

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$47,288

Valor Public Schools: $47,288

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Valor Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: $65,449

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