Ira Cross Jr Elementary School

1910 Herndon Dr, Killeen, TX 76543 | (254) 336-2550
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 801
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Jerry Broughton
  • Fax: (254) 680-1795
  • Website: www.killeenisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 801
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 395 (49.3%)
  • Females: 406 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (11.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 476 (59.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 571 (71.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ira Cross Jr Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black39248.9%
Asian202.5%
Hispanic20525.6%
White18222.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ira Cross Jr Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten12115.1%
Kindergarten11314.1%
1st Grade12916.1%
2nd Grade12816.0%
3rd Grade12916.1%
4th Grade8110.1%
5th Grade10012.5%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
6.4
District:
10.1
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
46.2%
District:
38.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
27.1%
District:
20.8%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
15.6%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
3.9%
District:
14.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$59,536
District:
$70,120
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,835
District:
$47,588
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,360
District:
$41,003
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,486
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,722
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,000
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$56,383
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ira Cross Jr Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.0%84.0%86.0%
200968.0%80.0%84.0%
200872.0%76.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201088.0%91.0%92.0%
200989.0%94.0%89.0%
200888.0%92.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201072.0%87.0%88.0%
200976.0%83.0%86.0%
200876.0%79.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%85.0%86.0%
200971.0%83.0%84.0%
200873.0%81.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201085.0%90.0%92.0%
200979.0%88.0%91.0%
200883.0%89.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%93.0%86.0%
200991.0%92.0%84.0%
200889.0%88.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201093.0%92.0%85.0%
200992.0%91.0%83.0%
200890.0%91.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201089.0%88.0%88.0%
200984.0%84.0%84.0%
200885.0%80.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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