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Choosing the best possible elementary school is critical to a child’s foundational development. In Texas, public school districts adopt curriculum standards set by the State Board of Education. The current standards, called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, outline what students should be able to learn and do in each course or grade. The curriculum is structured around the fundamentals of mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, music and reading.

When we compared Bee Cave Elementary School, which is a part of Lake Travis ISD, with Serene Hills Elementary School, which is a part of Lake Travis ISD, we noted a slight difference in ratings.

Bee Cave Elementary School has a regular student population of 796 with a 17.5 students/teacher ratio while Serene Hills Elementary School has 881 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17.7 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Bee Cave Elementary School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 92 in student achievement, 80 in school progress, and 81 in closing performance gaps. It scored 89 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Serene Hills Elementary School performed better to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 92 in student achievement, 89 in school progress, 100 in closing performance gaps and 94 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
92
Student Achievement
80
Student Progress
81
Student Achievement
89
Overall
A
Excellent
  5/5
92
Student Achievement
89
Student Progress
100
Student Achievement
94
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Serene Hills Elementary School’s one out of seven distinction is in 25% closing performance gaps. Bee Cave Elementary School has no distinction.
0/7
Based on 2019
92STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
1/7
Based on 2019
92STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, the dominant group in Bee Cave Elementary School are Whites or Caucasians who make up nearly 69.72% of student population, followed by Hispanics (13.57%), Asians (11.56%), Two or More Races (4.02%) and African Americans (1.13%). There is no Native Americans student in the school.

At Serene Hills Elementary School, Whites or Caucasians make up 76.39% of student population, followed by Hispanics (13.28%), Two or More Races (4.88%), Asians (3.18%), African Americans (1.70%) and Native Americans (0.45%)

Based on household incomes, the Bee Cave Elementary School’s economically disadvantaged students are lower at 4.90% compared to 6.24% at Serene Hills Elementary School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Bee Cave Elementary School and Serene Hills Elementary School have no English Language Leaners or ELLS.

In addition, Bee Cave Elementary School has 2.64% bilingual students, 4.40% are in the gifted and talented program, while 9.30% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Serene Hills Elementary School with 0.79% bilingual students, 4.77% gifted and talented students and 6.02% students in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 796
African American 1.13% (9 students)
Hispanic 13.57% (108 students)
White 69.72% (555 students)
Asian 11.56% (92 students)
Native American 0.00% (0 student)
Two or More Races 4.02% (32 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 4.90% (39 students)
Limited English Proficiency 2.76% (22 students)
Total Students 881
African American 1.70% (15 students)
Hispanic 13.28% (117 students)
White 76.39% (673 students)
Asian 3.18% (28 students)
Native American 0.45% (4 students)
Two or More Races 4.88% (43 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 6.24% (55 students)
Limited English Proficiency 0.79% (7 students)
Program
Bilingual 2.64% (21 students)
Gifted & Talented 4.40% (35 students)
Special Education 9.30% (74 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.20% (18 students)
Bilingual 0.79% (7 students)
Gifted & Talented 4.77% (42 students)
Special Education 6.02% (53 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.01% (18 students)
Staff Profile
45 teachers employed at Bee Cave Elementary School have been teaching in the school for an average of about 7.1 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11 years. The 50 teachers at Serene Hills Elementary School have been serving the school for an average of 5.1 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.9 years.

Of its teaching staff, Bee Cave Elementary School has seven teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 13 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 14 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 11 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including one beginning teacher only. Serene Hills Elementary School has six teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 18 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 10 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 14 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Bee Cave Elementary School there are 41 female teachers and four male teachers. Of its teaching staff, three special education teachers are being assisted by 11 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and five more working as school support staff.

At Serene Hills Elementary School there are 49 female teachers and one male teacher only. Of its teaching staff, there are five special education teachers and eight teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and four more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 15.42% (7 teachers)
10 - 20 years 27.97% (13 teachers)
6 - 10 years 30.84% (14 teachers)
1- 5 years 24.23% (11 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 1.54% (1 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 11 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.1 yrs
Over 20 years 12.05% (6 teachers)
10 - 20 years 36.14% (18 teachers)
6 - 10 years 19.88% (10 teachers)
1- 5 years 27.91% (14 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 4.02% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.1 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 91.19% (41 teachers)
Male Teachers 8.81% (4 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 5
Edu Aids 11
Special Education 3
Female Teachers 97.99% (49 teachers)
Male Teachers 2.01% (1 teacher)
School Admin 2
School Support 4
Edu Aids 8
Special Education 5

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Compare Bee Cave Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Lake Pointe Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.83 miles
Serene Hills Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.02 miles
Lakeway Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.15 miles
Lake Travis Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.55 miles
West Cypress Hills Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
7.44 miles

Compare Serene Hills Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Lakeway Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.41 miles
Bee Cave Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.02 miles
Lake Travis Elementary School
Compare Serene Hills Elementary School with Lake Travis Elementary School
  Good 
  Good 
3.69 miles
West Cypress Hills Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
5 miles
Lake Pointe Elementary School
Compare Serene Hills Elementary School with Lake Pointe Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
5.16 miles

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