Ira Cross Junior Elementary School

Ira Cross Junior Elementary School serves 756 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 756 students
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 14:1 14:1
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Asian (2004-2013)
Hispanic
28%
51%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Hispanic (2004-2013)
Black
49%
13%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black (2004-2013)
White
15%
30%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School White (2004-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.66 0.41
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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.
65%
53%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,953 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 42,953 780
Killeen Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $366 MM n/a
District Spending $367 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,495 $0
Killeen Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,517 $0
Killeen Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gateway High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gateway Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clifton Park Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KilleenGateway High School
    Alternative School
    4100 Zephyr Rd
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1700
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 83 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KilleenGateway Middle School
    Alternative School
    3004 Atkinson Ave
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1690
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 81 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KilleenManor Middle School
    1700 South West South Young Dr
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1310
    1.2 mi | 688 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KilleenKilleen High School
    500 North 38th St
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-7208
    1.4 mi | 2190 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KilleenKilleen Isd Career Center
    1320 Stagecoach Rd
    KilleenTX 76542
    (254)336-3800
    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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