Hill Country Elementary School

6346 Fm 1283, Pipe Creek, TX 78063 | (830) 535-6151
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 514
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 727, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Renee Gase
  • Fax: (830) 535-5111
  • Website: www.banderaisd.net
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: 514
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 264 (51.4%)
  • Females: 250 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (9.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 207 (40.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 258 (50.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hill Country Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black30.6%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic14728.6%
White36170.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hill Country Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5811.3%
Kindergarten7214.0%
1st Grade8115.8%
2nd Grade7815.2%
3rd Grade8516.5%
4th Grade6813.2%
5th Grade7214.0%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.4
District:
12.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
19.0%
District:
19.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
28.6%
District:
23.6%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
42.9%
District:
33.4%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
7.1%
District:
18.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$69,569
District:
$67,598
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$48,511
District:
$48,896
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$42,000
District:
$41,820
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,113
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,550
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,775
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$58,000
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Hill Country Elementary School performed on average better 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
201094.0%87.0%86.0%
200990.0%84.0%84.0%
200895.0%87.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%96.0%92.0%
200996.0%92.0%89.0%
2008100.0%95.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.0%86.0%88.0%
200998.0%89.0%86.0%
200891.0%92.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%90.0%86.0%
200997.0%86.0%84.0%
200886.0%89.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201098.0%96.0%92.0%
200991.0%89.0%91.0%
200890.0%94.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%92.0%86.0%
200999.0%95.0%84.0%
200894.0%94.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%95.0%85.0%
200997.0%95.0%83.0%
200891.0%92.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201098.0%91.0%88.0%
200990.0%89.0%84.0%
200895.0%88.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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