Ira Cross Junior Elementary School

Ira Cross Junior Elementary School serves 787 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 787 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 787 students
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
25%
52%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
54%
13%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
13%
29%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School White Students (2004-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ira Cross Junior Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.41
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
53%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,402 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,032 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,458 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 41,402 838
Killeen Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $397 MM $9 MM
Killeen Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $375 MM $10 MM
Killeen Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,032 $12,250
Killeen Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,458 $12,682
Killeen Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Gateway High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gateway Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clifton Park Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KilleenGateway High School
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 80 students4100 Zephyr Rd
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1700
    0.49-1280
  • KilleenGateway Middle School
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 52 students3004 Atkinson Ave
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1690
    0.56-852
  • KilleenManor Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 727 students1700 South West South Young Dr
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1310
    1.26-8727
  • KilleenKilleen High School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2202 students500 North 38th St
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-7208
    1.69-122202
  • KilleenKilleen Isd Career Center
    1.6 miles | Grades: 9-121320 Stagecoach Rd
    KilleenTX 76542
    (254)336-3800
    1.69-12n/a

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