Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Wylie ISD: A

Total students

541

Avg. teacher experience

10.8 years

Wylie ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Wylie ISD: 99%

Statewide: 90%

Rita Smith Elementary School is an elementary school in Wylie, TX, in the Wylie ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 541 students. 21.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.5% 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 $60,721, which is $3,630 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 490
Wylie, TX 75098

Office phone number

(972) 429-2540

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Rita Smith Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

541

African American

80 (14.8%)

Wylie ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

Wylie ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

53 (9.8%)

Wylie ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

75 (13.9%)

Wylie ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

302 (55.8%)

Wylie ISD: 46.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

29 (5.4%)

Wylie ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

14.8%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

9.8%

Hispanic

13.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

55.8%

Two or more races

5.4%

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

21.6 %

Wylie ISD: 27.3%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

22.4 %

Wylie ISD: 27.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

8.7 %

Wylie ISD: 13%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

21.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

22.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.7%

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

8.5 %

Wylie ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Wylie ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

10.7 %

Wylie ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.4 %

Wylie ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

8.5%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

10.7%

Special education

14.4%

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

B

Wylie ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Wylie ISD: A

School progress

B

Wylie ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Wylie 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

37.2

African American

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 4%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3 (8.1%)

Wylie ISD: 9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33.2 (89.2%)

Wylie ISD: 83.7%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (2.7%)

Wylie ISD: 1.1%

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%)

Wylie ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

29.9 (80.4%)

Wylie ISD: 69.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

7.3 (19.6%)

Wylie ISD: 29.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Wylie ISD: 0.6%

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

14.5

Wylie ISD: 15.9

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

10.8 years

Wylie ISD: 11.5 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

$60,721

Wylie ISD: $61,989

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$56,350

Wylie ISD: $58,760

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$58,114

Wylie ISD: $58,691

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$59,397

Wylie ISD: $60,364

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$62,557

Wylie ISD: $62,818

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$68,099

Wylie ISD: $68,804

Statewide: $65,449

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