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Snapshot 2013 Summary Tables
Community Type

Districts are classified on a scale ranging from major urban to rural. Factors such as size, growth rates, student economic status, and proximity to urban areas are used to determine the appropriate group. All the charters are grouped together as one community type. The community types are:

  • Major Urban The largest school districts in the state that serve the six metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Austin, and El Paso. Major urban districts are the districts with the greatest membership in counties with populations of 840,000 or more, and more than 35 percent of the students are identified as economically disadvantaged. In some cases, other size threshold criteria may apply.

  • Major Suburban Other school districts in and around the major urban areas. Generally speaking, major suburban districts are contiguous to major urban districts. If the suburban district is not contiguous, it must have a student population that is at least 15 percent of the size of the district designated as major urban. In some cases, other size threshold criteria may apply.

  • Other Central City The major school districts in other large, but not major, Texas cities. Other central city districts are the largest districts in counties with populations between 100,000 and 839,999 and are not contiguous to any major urban districts. In some cases, other size threshold criteria may apply.

  • Other Central City Suburban Other school districts in and around the other large, but not major, Texas cities. Generally speaking, other central city suburban districts are contiguous to other central city districts. If the suburban district is not contiguous, it must have a student population that is at least 15 percent of the largest district enrollment in the county. Its enrollment is greater than 3 percent of the contiguous other central city district. In some cases, other size threshold criteria may apply.

  • Independent Town The largest school districts in counties with populations of 25,000 to 99,999. In some cases, other size threshold criteria may apply.

  • Non-Metro: Fast Growing School districts that are not in any of the above categories and that exhibit a five-year growth rate of at least 20 percent. These districts must have at least 300 students in membership.

  • Non-Metro: Stable School districts that are not in any of the above categories, yet have a number of students in membership that exceeds the state median.

  • Rural School districts that do not meet the criteria for placement into any of the above categories. These districts either have a growth rate over the past five years of less than 20 percent and the number of students in membership is between 300 and the state median, or the number of students in membership is less than 300.

  • Charter Schools The 202 open-enrollment schools granted a charter by the State Board of Education and in operation by the fall of the 2012-13 school year.

(Each column heading is a link to see the list of districts included in each category.)

Community Type
Count of Districts
11
80
41
165
70
32
182
445
202
2. Total Number of Schools
1,337
2,019
1,164
1,222
471
81
775
934
552
Students
3. Total Students
967,480
1,651,717
823,233
703,378
252,909
30,221
286,798
164,377
178,826
4. % African American
15.2
15.9
10.8
6.5
11.8
5.4
7.6
4.5
21.8
5. % Hispanic
67.9
44.4
56.5
47.3
47.3
36.0
43.6
32.9
55.6
6. % White
12.7
30.0
28.0
42.2
38.0
52.4
45.7
59.9
16.1
7. % American Indian
0.3
0.5
0.4
0.5
0.4
0.5
0.4
0.5
0.4
8. % Asian
2.5
7.0
2.4
1.6
0.7
3.3
0.8
0.3
4.6
9. % Pacific Islander
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
10. % Two or More Races
1.3
2.1
1.8
1.8
1.7
2.3
1.7
1.8
1.4
11. % Economically Disadvantaged
73.6
52.4
60.7
56.7
66.5
42.1
62.2
57.3
70.0
12. % English Language Learners (ELL)
25.4
16.9
16.4
14.8
12.6
7.0
8.5
5.6
18.6
13. % Special Education
8.6
8.4
8.6
8.4
9.1
7.7
9.1
9.6
6.6
14. % Bilingual/ESL Education
24.0
16.5
16.3
14.5
12.4
7.0
8.1
5.5
18.0
15. % Career & Technical Education
20.0
21.9
22.2
24.1
24.0
29.5
25.2
28.2
8.8
16. % Gifted & Talented Education
10.1
7.9
7.4
6.9
6.7
9.2
6.1
5.9
1.5
17. Attendance Rate (2011-12)
95.6
96.2
95.7
96.0
95.7
96.7
95.9
96.4
95.5
18. Annual Dropout Rate Gr. 9-12 (2011-12)
2.8
1.4
1.7
1.1
1.2
0.5
1.0
0.8
6.8
19. 4-Year Longitudinal Graduation Rate (Class of 2012)
85.1
91.5
90.1
92.6
92.2
95.7
93.7
95.1
57.7
20. 5-Year Longitudinal Graduation Rate (Class of 2011)
87.4
92.8
91.4
93.6
92.8
97.3
93.8
95.6
64.0
21. Annual Graduate Count (Class of 2012)
51,587
99,523
45,963
41,973
15,103
1,939
17,557
10,646
8,255
22. Annual RHSP/DAP Graduate Count (Class of 2012)
42,702
80,121
37,009
34,628
11,452
1,670
13,999
8,420
5,555
STAAR % at Phase-in 1 Level II or above
23. All Subjects
74
80
76
78
73
85
75
77
74
24. Reading/ELA
76
83
78
80
76
88
78
81
78
25. Writing
59
66
62
63
57
75
59
64
62
26. Mathematics
76
82
78
81
75
87
77
79
74
27. Science
79
85
80
82
78
88
79
81
76
28. Social Studies
74
81
74
76
70
84
72
74
75
29. African American
65
71
67
68
61
74
63
64
66
30. Hispanic
72
75
70
71
67
82
68
70
73
31. White
89
90
87
85
82
88
82
82
81
32. American Indian
75
80
80
80
74
83
76
77
74
33. Asian
90
94
94
93
89
97
82
82
94
34. Pacific Islander
83
82
79
80
76
89
76
77
74
35. Two or More Races
86
87
83
83
77
87
78
78
79
36. Economically Disadvantaged
69
72
67
69
66
78
68
71
70
College Admissions (Class of 2012)
37. Percent Tested
77.8
69.4
63.5
63.3
55.6
76.4
61.9
65.6
36.2
38. Percent At or Above Criterion
18.0
32.1
23.0
23.9
21.2
31.7
17.7
17.8
19.8
39. SAT - Average Score
1332
1474
1423
1430
1417
1497
1391
1397
1398
40. ACT - Average Score
19.3
21.8
19.9
20.3
19.9
21.5
19.6
19.6
19.6
Staff
41. Total Staff FTE
115,998.7
200,738.4
105,172.2
92,611.3
34,803.4
4,169.4
42,283.6
27,650.9
18,753.3
42. Total Teacher FTE
58,882.2
103,401.1
52,543.1
46,049.1
17,497.9
2,238.8
21,182.0
14,897.8
10,727.5
43. % Central Administrative
0.5
0.9
0.8
1.1
1.3
1.7
1.4
2.4
2.4
44. % School Administrative
2.8
2.8
2.8
2.7
3.0
3.1
3.0
3.1
5.7
45. % Professional Support Staff
10.6
9.6
9.5
8.1
7.3
6.4
6.4
4.7
11.1
46. % Teachers
50.8
51.5
50.0
49.7
50.3
53.7
50.1
53.9
57.2
47. % Educational Aides
8.1
8.4
9.6
10.2
12.4
8.3
12.4
11.4
6.0
48. % Auxiliary Staff
27.2
26.8
27.4
28.1
25.8
26.8
26.7
24.5
17.6
49. Average Central Administrative Salary
96,847
97,447
93,997
94,014
87,579
90,971
88,436
78,993
82,933
50. Average School Administrative Salary
74,236
74,509
71,384
70,829
66,229
68,652
67,770
64,745
60,294
51. Average Professional Support Staff Salary
60,440
59,220
56,774
55,939
51,740
56,501
51,321
47,987
47,656
52. Average Teacher Salary
51,457
51,032
48,752
47,573
44,608
46,949
44,760
42,785
42,400
53. % Minority
65.3
40.3
51.1
41.0
33.8
27.1
31.2
19.2
54.0
54. Number of Students Per Total Staff
8.3
8.2
7.8
7.6
7.3
7.2
6.8
5.9
9.5
55. Number of Students Per Teacher
16.4
16.0
15.7
15.3
14.5
13.5
13.5
11.0
16.7
Teachers
56. % With 5 or Fewer Years of Experience
32.6
33.4
31.3
28.9
31.8
30.7
30.1
27.9
74.2
57. Average Years of Experience
11.5
11.0
11.8
12.2
12.4
12.1
12.9
13.3
4.5
58. % With Advanced Degrees
30.6
26.9
22.4
18.5
19.2
20.2
16.5
15.3
17.0
59. Teacher Turnover Rate
14.2
14.2
13.5
13.8
17.3
17.0
17.7
19.5
35.9
60. % African American
17.8
11.5
5.7
3.0
4.9
2.5
3.1
1.6
19.6
61. % Hispanic
36.6
17.5
34.4
28.3
17.4
14.0
16.2
8.4
25.1
62. % White
41.8
67.3
57.6
66.8
76.0
81.6
79.0
88.3
50.0
63. % Other
3.8
3.7
2.3
1.9
1.7
2.0
1.7
1.7
5.3
64. % Regular Education
72.2
71.1
71.3
74.4
71.8
75.1
76.5
80.0
88.5
65. % Special Education
9.9
9.7
9.5
8.8
8.8
6.6
8.8
7.0
5.9
66. % Compensatory Education
2.1
2.7
3.1
2.8
4.9
3.7
4.1
4.1
1.1
67. % Bilingual/ESL Education
5.5
6.5
6.3
5.0
5.2
1.3
2.6
0.6
2.6
68. % Career & Technical Education
3.6
3.7
4.1
4.6
4.7
6.4
5.1
6.9
1.6
69. % Other Education (Includes G & T)
6.7
6.3
5.6
4.3
4.5
6.9
3.0
1.4
0.3
Taxes and Actual Revenues
70. Taxable Value Per Pupil (2010 Tax Year)
397,412
339,015
290,614
308,754
302,195
473,754
381,683
560,170
0
71. Locally Adopted Tax Rate (2011 Tax Year)
1.289
1.398
1.326
1.323
1.263
1.277
1.251
1.172
0.000
72. Total Revenue (2011-12)
9,535,898,332
15,891,793,170
7,744,133,093
6,976,292,884
2,466,046,449
350,352,975
3,102,659,098
2,079,702,393
1,466,918,635
73. Total Revenue Per Pupil
9,910
9,774
9,564
10,038
9,762
12,163
10,869
12,684
9,588
74. % State
34.2
39.0
42.3
44.1
41.8
44.3
44.2
44.8
79.9
75. % Local and Other
52.0
51.1
44.0
43.9
43.1
47.1
41.9
43.7
6.2
76. % Federal
13.8
10.0
13.7
12.1
15.2
8.6
13.8
11.5
13.9
Fund Balance and Net Assets
77. Fund Balance (for ISDs)
1,404,246,429
3,023,476,709
1,372,356,013
1,387,226,370
503,076,422
95,529,112
693,848,323
559,149,455
0
78. Net Assets (Charter Schools)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
237,403,597
Actual Expenditures
79. Total Expenditures (2011-12)
10,574,721,586
16,736,966,143
8,313,217,562
7,306,698,090
2,528,719,461
371,970,808
3,155,824,397
2,157,115,303
1,393,584,070
80. Total Operating Expenditures (2011-12)
8,112,842,870
12,793,506,016
6,540,108,761
5,744,899,373
2,092,592,086
273,959,658
2,565,777,138
1,729,979,610
1,335,398,426
81. Total Operating Expenditures Per Pupil
8,431
7,869
8,077
8,266
8,283
9,511
8,988
10,551
8,728
82. % Instructional
58.7
59.3
58.1
56.0
55.9
55.7
55.2
54.5
50.2
83. % Central Administrative
5.1
5.4
5.2
6.2
6.3
7.4
7.1
9.5
13.5
84. % School Leadership
6.0
5.7
5.6
5.4
5.4
5.4
5.4
5.6
8.7
85. % Plant Services
11.0
10.7
10.8
11.8
11.3
12.2
11.9
11.9
14.7
86. % Other Operating
19.3
18.8
20.2
20.6
21.1
19.3
20.3
18.5
12.9
87. Total Instructional Expenditures
4,758,244,036
7,585,667,131
3,802,870,299
3,217,078,211
1,170,610,989
152,691,504
1,417,029,790
942,459,290
670,919,087
88. Total Instructional Expenditures Per Pupil
4,945
4,666
4,696
4,629
4,634
5,301
4,964
5,748
4,385
89. % Regular Education
55.1
61.0
59.2
59.5
54.4
63.6
54.7
56.7
66.4
90. % Special Education
15.0
16.5
15.1
14.9
16.3
12.1
16.3
14.1
10.2
91. % Accelerated Education
13.6
8.1
12.2
11.6
13.9
8.5
14.4
14.6
17.9
92. % Bilingual/ESL Education
6.2
3.5
2.7
1.7
2.3
1.2
1.2
0.6
1.9
93. % Career & Technical Education
2.6
3.2
3.3
3.9
4.4
6.8
4.6
5.9
1.3
94. % Gifted & Talented Education
1.2
1.8
0.9
1.2
1.2
1.4
1.0
0.6
0.1
95. % Athletics/Related Activities
1.4
2.0
2.6
3.6
3.5
4.1
4.5
5.0
0.6
96. % High School Allotment
1.0
1.2
1.0
1.2
1.1
1.0
1.0
0.9
0.6
97. % Prekindergarten
2.9
1.5
1.7
1.5
1.7
1.1
1.4
1.3
0.9
98. % Other Expenditures
1.1
1.2
1.4
0.9
1.1
0.2
0.9
0.4
0.0

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