Purple Sage

Purple Sage Riders

Purple Sage Elementary
11801 Tanglebriar Trail
Austin, Texas 78750
Phone: 512-428-3500
Fax: 512-428-3590
Principal, Sara Nelson

Hours: 7:40 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Colors: Purple & Gray
Mascot: Riders
Grades: PreK-5

Feeder Pattern

Each student’s feeder pattern is determined by his or her home address. To find out which schools your student will attend, use our Interactive School Boundaries Map.

What happens at our school?

We provide a nurturing and challenging learning environment where each member is inspired and motivated to become a responsible, productive, life-long learner. This mission is accomplished through encouragement, authentic and diverse experiences, and differentiated instruction.

Mission

The Purple Sage community provides a nurturing and challenging learning environment where each member is inspired and motivated to become a responsible, productive, life-long learner. This mission is accomplished through encouragement, authentic and diverse experiences, and differentiated instruction.

Vision

Empowering Success!

History

Purple Sage opened its doors to students in August 1981.

Enrollment

Accountability Rating

Met Standard

Distinction Designations

Academic Achievement in Science
Top 25 Percent: Closing Performance Gaps
Postsecondary Readiness

2016-17 STAAR Passing Rates

  • 3rd Grade Reading – 81% 81%
  • 3rd Grade Math – 81% 81%
  • 4th Grade Reading – 65% 65%
  • 4th Grade Math – 78% 78%
  • 4th Grade Writing – 67% 67%
  • 5th Grade Reading – 86% 86%
  • 5th Grade Math – 90% 90%
  • 5th Grade Science – 88% 88%
Performance Indicators
  • School Report Card
  • Campus Improvement Plan
  • Climate Surveys
  • TX Academic Performance Report
  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Accountability Summary
  • Distinction Designation Summary
  • HB 5 Performance Ratings
    Performance Indicators website

2016-17 Student Demographics

  • African American – 4.1% 4.1%
  • Hispanic – 40.4% 40.4%
  • White – 44% 44%
  • Native American – 1.8% 1.8%
  • Asian – 6.7% 6.7%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.3% 0.3%
  • Two or more races – 2.8% 2.8%
  • Economically Disadvantaged – 36.5% 36.5%
  • English Language Learners – 20.3% 20.3%

NOTE: STAAR results, student demographic and enrollment data is pulled from the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). This page is updated generally around mid-November when the data is released by the state. The TAPR includes information from the previous school year.

Student Enrollment by program

  • Bilingual/ESL – 31.6% 31.6%
  • Gifted and Talented – 6.7% 6.7%
  • Special Education – 9.3% 9.3%