DATA: Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland ISDs boast high retention rates and other local district data

A look at 2019-20 data for Alvin, Friendswood and Pearland ISDs. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
A look at 2019-20 data for Alvin, Friendswood and Pearland ISDs. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

A look at 2019-20 data for Alvin, Friendswood and Pearland ISDs. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Alvin, Friendswood and Pearland ISDs have competitive teacher salaries and retention rates. The districts differ in their enrollments and amounts of economically disadvantaged students and English language learners.


Friendswood and Pearland ISDs have seen relatively static enrollment over the last two years, while Alvin ISD has experienced significant growth.

All three districts have nearly 90% retention rates for teachers.


Starting teacher salaries are also comparable between the three districts. All three superintendents make over $200,000 a year.


Each local district has a lower percentage of economically disadvantaged students and English language learners than the state average.

By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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