Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Whitehouse ISD: A

Total students

547

Avg. teacher experience

17.8 years

Whitehouse ISD: 13 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Whitehouse ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 90%

H L Higgins Elementary School is an elementary school in Whitehouse, TX, in the Whitehouse ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 547 students. 39.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,988, which is $3,103 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 17.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

whitehouseisd.org

Address

306 Bascom Rd
Whitehouse, TX 75791

Office phone number

(903) 839-5580

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in H L Higgins Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

547

African American

48 (8.8%)

Whitehouse ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.7%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (1.5%)

Whitehouse ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

88 (16.1%)

Whitehouse ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

378 (69.1%)

Whitehouse ISD: 63.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

21 (3.8%)

Whitehouse ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

8.8%

American Indian

0.7%

Asian

1.5%

Hispanic

16.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

69.1%

Two or more races

3.8%

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

39.7 %

Whitehouse ISD: 40.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

53.6 %

Whitehouse ISD: 44%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

5.1 %

Whitehouse ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

39.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

53.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.1%

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

4.9 %

Whitehouse ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Whitehouse ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.6 %

Whitehouse ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.5 %

Whitehouse ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

4.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.6%

Special education

11.5%

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

A

Whitehouse ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Whitehouse ISD: A

School progress

A

Whitehouse ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Whitehouse ISD: A

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

33.3

African American

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0.1 (0.4%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33.1 (99.6%)

Whitehouse ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (3%)

Whitehouse ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

27.1 (81.5%)

Whitehouse ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

5.1 (15.5%)

Whitehouse ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Whitehouse 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

16.4

Whitehouse ISD: 15.1

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

17.8 years

Whitehouse ISD: 13 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

$53,988

Whitehouse ISD: $52,104

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Whitehouse ISD: $45,595

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,140

Whitehouse ISD: $46,982

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,922

Whitehouse ISD: $49,854

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,222

Whitehouse ISD: $52,711

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,271

Whitehouse ISD: $59,096

Statewide: $65,449

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